You might have noticed some SparkPeople members sharing their amazing weight loss success stories in the news recently:
Kristi, Kristin and Rosie appeared in People Magazine and on the “Ellen” show
Melissa was interview... Read more
If permanent weight loss were as simple as eating less and moving more, you wouldn’t be reading this article—you’d be off somewhere enjoying your fit, trim self without a thought in your head about the difficulties of weight loss.
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I'm excited to share this quick two-minute video our team created with you, and I hope you'll share it, too! The video features several amazing SparkPeople.com success stories who have a message for you—... Read more
When it comes to permanent weight loss, persistence is where the tire meets the road. There will be many ups and downs along this road, and you'll have to keep yourself going even when things get tough. If you’ve been working the previous e... Read more
You know that keeping yourself accountable is a key to weight loss success. Even with all the information in the world and all the right intentions, you won’t get very far if you let yourself off the hook when it’s time to actually do wha... Read more
Hi everyone - I made a profile on Spark people ages ago, and then did nothing with it. Since my late 20s (almost 41 now) I've struggled with the yo-yo thing and I'm sooooooo tired of it! I just want to make a permanent change instead of a temporary... Read more
I hope this study didn't require too much funding! it seems to be pretty intuitive.
However, it was depressing to see that the participants lost about 10 pounds in 6 months, and then regained about 2 pounds of it over the next 6 months.
Shouldn'... Read more
I have mast cell disease which has gotten worse over the past 5 years. I am now on medications which have stabilized my condition to the point I can now look at losing weight. The medications consist of antihistamines, thyroid and H1/H2 antogonists... Read more
I'm new to this forum and its good to see there's a man section on this site.
I'm a pretty big guy (133kg or 294 pounds) and have always been my whole life.
I'm a bit of a yo-yo dieter, but this time I'm gonna stick with it.
I... Read more
How do I tell whether I need to be using a higher or lower weight on a weight machine? I thought it was typically 2 sets of 8 or 10 and that within 3 reps of the first set I should feel like I am being challenged? I really am not sure about that but... Read more
Even if you are no where near your goal write your success story now. Use lots of details about how you lost the weight, why you lost the weight, how you feel being at your goal weight, and what you've done to maintain your loss. When you are in ne... Read more
It's a great week for SparkPeople members! Two of our inspiring Success Stories are in the news for their incredible life changes. Bonnie (FLYINGB16) lost 142 pounds, and now her story is featured on FamilyCircle.com and in the latest issue... Read more
In April I included pictures of my dog – he had just gotten his haircut & was shocked to see that with all that hair gone he was fat.
2 months later & it was time for another haircut. Take a look at my boy now with the same 1/2" cut
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Every year my husband and I travel to St. John for 2 weeks. We fell in love with this island over 8 years ago. The wonderful thing about this island is that it is over 75% National Park land so it's not overly developed. It has beautiful beaches,... Read more
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