You might be gung-ho about tackling new goals, but not so fast! The best way to set yourself up for success is to make sure that your goals are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. Using these guidelines is a proven way to c... Read more
What could be more frustrating than not seeing the scale drop despite days or weeks of doing everything right? After all that hard work—all the cookies you didn't eat, all the willpower you maintained, all the time you logged at the gym&mda... Read more
No matter your motivation—New Year's resolutions, an upcoming high school reunion, a milestone birthday—everyone has experienced that looming feeling of urgency when they feel that a life change needs to happen and it needs to happen... Read more
I have a friend who can either build or fix just about anything—the guy is handy! I’m constantly amazed to see how he can take care of most any restoration or carpentry problem. Something that seems impossible is like putty in his hands,... Read more
Have you ridden the Exercise Vortex? It’s the most popular fitness roller coaster of all time.
You go up, you go down. Fast fitness climbs are interrupted by burnout and steep drops in activity--until you bottom out and start a... Read more
I'm new to spark and just looking at my goals and pie chart (fat, protein, carbs). Wondering if there is such a thing as the perfect menu? Is it possible to achieve all of the dietary goals in one day? Any advice on this? Thanks... Read more
Going to start living as if I'm at my goal weight! I'm 238lbs...the most weight I have seen in my life but...I will start living as if I an the 145 lbs I am striving to be...this way I can stop loathing and make better choices now.... Read more
Set a goal to make at least one smart choice concerning healthy eating a day. Try to make it early in the morning. When you make that choice, you immediately feel good about yourself. And you're committed to having a good day. So you'll find yourself... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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If you're like most people, you've been reflecting on your life as of late and looking forward, setting new goals and envisioning where you want to be in the future. If you've set some goals for 2012, great! That is the first step to maki... Read more
So many people start out the New Year full of momentum, ready to change their lives for the better. Maybe you've set a goal to lose weight and get fit. You start the year full of excitement, and even lose a few pounds before the novelty begins to w... Read more
June, the start of summer is like New Year to me. Different kind of lifestyle for summer when the kids are off school and most of my volunteer commitments are on hiatus. I get to work in the community garden and refocus on health and fitness. Came... Read more
SMART Goal-Setting Worksheet
STEP 1: Write down your goal in as few words as possible.
My goal is to: Be healthier, fitter, and to reach a healthy Body Fat Percentage.
STEP 2: Make your goal detailed and SPECIFIC.
Answer who/what... Read more
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