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Rapid Weight Loss Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Rapid Weight Loss.

Can Stress Cause Weight Gain?

Some advertisements claim that hormonal changes from high stress lead to weight gain. These ads offer products that will supposedly normalize your hormones, thus decreasing your waist size. Should you use these products? Research does supp...  Read more

12 Ways to Spot a Fad Diet

The next time you watch an infomercial, read an advertisement, or spot a new supplement reporting miraculous weight loss results, we wouldn’t blame you for cocking a wary eyebrow. When evaluating claims for weight loss products, the Federal...  Read more

7 Times the Scale is Lying to You

The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure. As useful as the scale can be, don't forg...  Read more

10 Signs a Fitness Gadget is a Gimmick

Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive...  Read more

The Real Benefits of Iron

Energy. We want it, we need it, but we don’t always have it. When we’re energized, the impossible seems doable and  your hectic life feels like smooth sailing. So what essential part of your diet helps increase your energy as its mai...  Read more

Summer Weight Loss Challenge
Updated 7/20/2014 2:02:11 PM

The challenge starts July 21st. 224 Benefits of the challenge include: * Motivation * SMART goals - specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timed * Learn about healthy habits * Have fun * Lose 5% of your body...  Read more

So glad I'm losing weight finally!!!
Updated 7/23/2014 4:18:08 AM

I starting to lose weight. I lost 14 pound so far. I'm starting to drink water. I'm working out at home by cleaning up my apartment. I try to walk as much as possible due to compound fracture in right ankle. If stand for a long period of time it...  Read more

Lowest weight in years!
Updated 7/22/2014 5:47:34 PM

Thanks to Sparkpeople and my Sparkfriends. I am now at my lowest weight in years! At least 6. I feel so great! 345 252 Ally...  Read more

gaining weight despite best efforts
Updated 7/19/2014 2:28:24 PM

I,ve been gaining one or two pounds a month for the last year. I'v had thyroid imbalance l this year too. Im 5'4'. Today I weigh 192 pounds. Yikes. I eat very healthy food. I'm I trying to eat less than 1600 calories a day. Usually I end up w...  Read more

quit smoking AND lose weight
Updated 7/19/2014 8:31:14 AM

went to the doctor asking for help for both (looking for the magic pill) He gave me some brochures and this website address...I love the website-reminds me of weight watchers website but so much more information! I know I need to quit my terrible ha...  Read more

Avoid saggy skin

Keep weight loss at a moderate 2 to 3 lbs. a week and you won't face the dreaded loose "flesh flags" that can result from too rapid and dramatic weight loss....  Read more

Avoid saggy skin

Keep weight loss to a moderate 2-3 lbs per week to avoid developing the dreaded excess skin and "flesh flags" that result from too rapid and dramatic a drop in weight....  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

Poll: Would You Attend 'Fat Camp' For Adults?

Weight loss retreat centers have gained popularity in recent years, particularly because of shows like "The Biggest Loser". Although there have been programs like this for children and teens for many years (often referred to as "fat camps"), program...  Read more

Hot Celebrity Moms: Motivating or Discouraging?

Flip open the pages of your favorite celebrity magazine and chances are you'll find an article about how the newest celebrity mom lost her baby weight—very soon after giving birth, no less. Frustrating? Yes. Discouraging? Maybe. A recent BabyCent...  Read more

Update: Dr. Oz's Two-Week Rapid Weight Loss - Update

A month ago, I mentioned that I was doing the Dr Oz two week broth diet where you make a big batch of veggie broth and drink a few cups a day for 2 weeks. As most of you know, I like throwing a liquid meal in to my meals each day - usually I do this...  Read more

Dr. Oz's Two-Week Rapid Weight Loss Plan

Anyone who follows my postings knows that I like anything that involves large quantities of water. Hence, my water infusion recipes which I make on a daily basis I went to the store last night and bought the veggies for the detox, along with th...  Read more