Coaches, mentors, trainers, teammates, partners, fans. Even the greatest athletes in the world can’t do it alone.
People naturally perform better when others are on their side and helping out. Even in everyday nutrition and fitness, we&rsq... Read more
You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,... Read more
Are you a weight loss failure?
Before you answer that question, let’s talk about what failure means.
A recent study found that, in the nonsensical weight loss world, most failure has more to do with failing to meet faulty expectations... Read more
Companies spend millions – if not billions – of dollars every year to fund employee incentive and reward programs. Everyone from Alcoa to Zenith. Of course, they wouldn’t spend one cent if they didn’t think that rewards pr... Read more
While some dieters happily accept when someone suggests a snack, others feel pangs of guilt when a nibble is merely suggested. However, there is nothing inherently wrong with a bite between meals. In fact, snacking might be the missing ingr... Read more
I'm steadily losing weight. Every day is positive with my morning weigh in showing 1 lb less. What's truly amazing, is that yesterday I actually went to bed and never used 400 calories. Move over Phoney diet Companies/plans , Spark people works..... Read more
I get discouraged that the weight is coming off too slowly...then I look at where I used to be (years ago 260-265#) and pat myself on the back for making it to 185...yes, it's taken nine months to lose 41# but it's coming off 😄... Read more
For every week that you are stuck on a plateau, you need to extend your ultimate weight loss goal. I discovered that SP had put my calories on 'Maintenance' when I reached my 'goal' date, even though I hadn't reached my actual weight loss goal - res... Read more
Something in common with many of the Success Stories on SparkPeople is that those members used our free Nutrition and Fitness Trackers to help them reach their weight loss goal. Being able to track your nutrition intake and how much fitness activity... Read more
When someone sets a weight-loss goal (or any goal), it needs to be realistic because that is what sets us up to succeed. If we set some wild and crazy goals for ourselves that is too difficult or that we know cannot be achieved, we are setting oursel... Read more
My goal is 170, 50 pounds away. I can do this, i need to do this for my husband, for my baby girl, for my children that are yet to come, but most importantly i need to do this for me. So here's to me taking of me. Im not being selfish here i take car... Read more
Today is a happy day. When I weighed in this morning, I was delighted to see 198! Over the past several years, I was not able to drop below the number 200 and now that I have - it feels so good. I have busted through my first weight loss obstacle and... Read more
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