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Weight Loss Plan Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Weight Loss Plan.

7 Things to Do Before You Lose Weight

You’ve decided to lose weight. Congratulations! Changing your lifestyle may take commitment and time, but taking off those excess pounds can really improve your health and happiness.   In this early phase, you may have checked out some...  Read more

Is Weight Loss Stressing You Out?

There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur...  Read more

Insomnia Can Hinder Your Weight Loss

So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu...  Read more

How to Use SparkPeople When You Have Pre-Diabetes

Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults take control of pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that by making healthy...  Read more

Using SparkPeople to Lose Weight for Your Wedding

Congratulations on your engagement, and welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to some of the SparkPeople features that can help you lose weight, get fit, tone up, and...  Read more

NOT losing weight on suggested calorie meal plans
Updated 7/19/2014 3:06:05 AM

I have totally changed my way of eating and I have slowly begun to change my thinking about food ... learning to love food that also loves my body. I have added moderate exercise (as opposed to NONE - which is what I WAS doing!) Every "diet plan"...  Read more

Weight Training ideas without weights?
Updated 7/21/2014 2:20:26 PM

Ugh. I'm wearing a splint on my wrist and am on a 10lb lifting restriction from my doctor. Frankly, lifting anything heavier than a water bottle hurts. Any ideas for workouts that I can do in the interim? I'm walking a few times a week but know...  Read more

Newer Mom Trying to lose weight
Updated 7/16/2014 1:29:10 AM

Hi Everyone, This is my first post. I'm mom to a one year old. Before I had her I had lost about 50 lbs within 2 years by exercise and portion control. Since I have had her, what I did before isnt working. My doctor checked my labs and they are all...  Read more

Changing start weight
Updated 7/15/2014 7:44:38 PM

How do I change my start weight...  Read more

Struggling with weight lost
Updated 7/21/2014 3:05:31 AM

I was doing so good once I started seeing my nutritionist. I had upper respiratory infection and was taking Predisone. gosh that made me so hungry. I finish that pill and then now I lost so far 4-5 pounds. Today I'm full of energy and cleaning my...  Read more

Eat things you like!!

I have sabotaged my weight loss plans by trying to eat things I didn't like to cut calories. My life changed when I decided that I would only eat what I like and keep within my ranges. You can maintain your plan if you like doing it!!...  Read more

Allowing myself to mess up

I used to let one small screw up derail my weight loss plan for the day, or sometimes week. Now I just learn from it and move forward with my plan. I know I'm not perfect so why should I get dissappointed in myself when I'm not?...  Read more

TOPS Friends

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

How to Prevent Muscle Loss When Losing Weight

When starting a weight-loss plan, most of us hope to lose body fat, specifically—not muscle mass. But when we lose weight, a large percentage of the total weight lost can be muscle. Is there any way to reduce that muscle loss?  How to Lose...  Read more

Poll: Tell Us What You Eat

Hi, dailySpark readers. We're doing some research for an upcoming project, and we need your help. We've created a quick, one-question poll on SparkPeople that we'd love for you to answer: As part of your weight-loss plan, do you regularly eat food...  Read more

Day 2 - McDougall Maximum Weight Loss Plan

Breakfast: 1/2 serving of oatmeal and fruit-2 c. black coffee. Seriously! I cannot eat a whole serving of oatmeal. Yes, I used about 1/4 c. almond milk on top and a half pack of stevia. 244 Down 2 lb. this AM! I know I should just weigh...  Read more

Dr. McDougall's Maximum Weight Loss Plan

Will give it a try! Saw Dr. McDougall talk about this in Costa Rica. I can have potatoes or the starch of my choice 3+ times a day! "Search" on his web site and 2 newsletters will come up talking about it. It is in the Starch Solution p 216 and...  Read more