Is water important? Well let’s see, other than making up 50%-60% of our bodies, regulating body temperature, helping our breathing, transporting nutrients, carrying away waste and helping our muscles function, water is pretty much useless. Oh,... Read more
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
Welcome to SparkPeople! Hopefully your program is off to a smooth start, and you’re happy with your progress so far. But for others who aren’t seeing results yet, it’s been a little more frustrating. Many dieters tend to make simila... Read more
Forget about New Year's resolutions--summer is the easiest time to start your weight-loss journey. The days are longer and the grass is greener. The sun isn’t hiding behind the clouds, and you don’t have any excuses left to stay b... Read more
Let’s take a break and have a little fun!
Dieting is important business, but that doesn’t mean we have to take it so darned seriously. Time to play a game!
Below are some jumbled up words and short phrases. See how long... Read more
I mainly joined last week because I thought the meetings & weigh-ins would give me more accountability & in-person support & so far so good! I still love using spark though, especially to track along side my weight watchers points. It will be interes... Read more
Good morning! I am trying to increase weight loss and increase energy. Started Planet Fitness this week. Going early in the mornings! My sons are assisting in keeping me motivated. See if I go one of them get to go for free. Looking at this as a... Read more
I've been consistent on SP off and on. I'm on again. I decided to track my life goals here. I've got a smart phone. Downloaded various apps to track my various health issues. I discovered that SP has it all and i can create my own trackers too. Now a... Read more
Hi helpful SP people
I have just started to use 2lb hand weights, I don't have 1lb but could you please recommend any sites or exercises for a newbie?
Any advice and links greatly appreciated... Read more
What if I told you there is something you can drink that is easily accessible, free, healthy, and can help you lose more weight? Does it sound too good to be true? For years, people have speculated that this drink helps with weight loss. But until... Read more
Hydration is something many of us take for granted, but it is even more important the more active we are. Water is one nutrient we cannot, nor should not forgo. While we can go for weeks without food, water is a whole different scenario. Without wate... Read more
If you drink more water when it's very hot then don't worry if your weight initially goes up a few pounds...
It's really easy to drink more and then go into panic mode and blame the 250 calorie ice cream for putting on a couple of pounds and the... Read more
Water For Weight Loss
Complete a Water Challenge to Boost Health and Motivation
We all know the importance of drinking water for weight loss. Or so we say. There are so many benefits of drinking water, its amazing the world isnít followi... Read more
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