When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq... Read more
Halloween is full of treats, but the biggest trick may be on your wallet. Buying a costume for yourself, your children, and even your pets can add up quickly. Throw in the cost of decorations for your home and candy to hand out to the little witche... Read more
If you’ve ever tried to break a bad habit, health-related or otherwise, you know how difficult it can be. Every morning, you awake to a daunting, gut-wrenching choice: to commit to change or to fall short of your goals. Those of you who have ta... Read more
Editor's Note: After losing more than 100 pounds with SparkPeople, we asked Chasity (CHASITY_ANN) to share her story with you! Her amazing before and after photos are also featured in our New York Times Best-Selling book, The Spark, and in a rece... Read more
"Eat your fruits and vegetables." We've heard it all of our lives. If only it were so simple.
Our bodies crave fruits and vegetables more than just about any other food because we tend to get far fewer of them than we need. We ofte... Read more
i just have to say, I feel better progress than ever before. XD I'm still moving slowly with changing my habits but I feel more confidant. I just need to get motivated to be active, and then I know I'll see a huge change. :)... Read more
Happy...felt great to get to the gym! I even managed 15 minutes on the elliptical, never made it more than 5 before. After a 2 week stall I was cringing to weigh in, but fortunately held steady. No loss but no gain. Ready to kick back into high gear... Read more
don't think I knew what hungry felt like anymore. I took this with great concern because a friend has a seizure disorder caused by wellbutrin, but at over 400 pounds I decided it was worth trying... Read more
I always thought it was a myth that drinking water would make you feel full and eat less. Recently, I've been drinking more water and eating high fiber snacks such as cereal or WW toast. When I combine water with fiber, I really do feel full and ea... Read more
Cutting calories doesn't mean we have to stop eating. We have to apply a few tricks. One trick is to either drink a glass of water right before dinner or have a bowl of soup as a starter. This makes you have a full feeling yet the amount of calories,... Read more
This group is for people in their twenties who are trying to turn over a new leaf and get healthy. We are doing this to feel better and to be better role models for our friends and families.... Read more
Running or walking a 5K is a great fitness goal. It's an achievable distance, yet gives you a real feeling of accomplishment! While it does take a few weeks of training to complete that 3.1 mile distance, signing up for a race can keep you motiva... Read more
Fall is almost here, but Halloween candy and décor is already appearing. While everyone's favorite candy-and-costumes holiday can be a real deterrent for your diet, you can vow to stay on track—at least when it comes to your fitness&... Read more
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