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What Is An Ideal Weight Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is An Ideal Weight.

Help Your Kids Love Their Bodies

Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200...  Read more

6 ''Biggest Loser'' Lessons to Unlearn

TV can be educational. After all, I outlined eight great lessons you can take from NBC’s hit television show, "The Biggest Loser" and apply to your own healthy lifestyle program. I said it then and I'll say it again: I am a big fa...  Read more

5 Reasons to Get Rid of Your Skinny Jeans

Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y...  Read more

6 Things Successful Dieters Have in Common

I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."   Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!   Permanent weight...  Read more

Find Your Perfect Weight - Part 1

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

quit smoking AND lose weight
Updated 7/19/2014 8:31:14 AM

went to the doctor asking for help for both (looking for the magic pill) He gave me some brochures and this website address...I love the website-reminds me of weight watchers website but so much more information! I know I need to quit my terrible ha...  Read more

Running and weight loss
Updated 7/20/2014 1:16:07 PM

Hey all, I got back into running because I wanted an inexpensive way to exercise and lose weight. However, I have been reading several articles that talk about running can stall weight loss because your body gets used to the long distances and d...  Read more

Stress weight gain?
Updated 7/18/2014 2:45:36 PM

This has been the most stressful week since I rejoined SP 81 days ago. My scales tell me I've gained about 5 pounds... but I've actually eaten much less than my daily calorie recommendation. Unfortunately, where I was on Tuesday, Wednesday,...  Read more

Weight-loss and exercise when you have MS
Updated 7/18/2014 12:21:28 PM

I am struggling with weight -loss due to having MS. I can only walk for short distances before my legs need a rest. I have to use a walker to walk so aerobic exercise is limited to swimming and stationary bicycle. I do to therapeutic massage weekly b...  Read more

Here I am Again..:(
Updated 7/19/2014 10:44:05 AM

Hi everyone I am back to starting again. Life gets in the way quiet often and I try to go at it on my own. I also tend to get overwhelmed by all the info on the web site. I don't always know where to go or log on to record something and loose too mu...  Read more

Ditch the SCALE

I am very active and building a lot of muscle, therefore I do NOT weigh myself daily. When I did weigh myself, I found that I became discouraged. Why weigh yourself when you are in your within your ideal weight already and extremely active?! I know m...  Read more

Dress for the body you have!

You may have an ideal body in mind, but don't wait until you have lost all the weight to dress for it! Figure out your body shape, your ideal colours and dress to impress NOW!...  Read more

TOPS Friends

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

Poll: Would You Trade One Year for the Perfect Body?

Let's face it: Losing weight can be hard work. It requires patience, dedication, and the drive to make permanent healthy changes in your life. It's not always fun to head to the gym instead of watching your favorite show on T.V., or turning d...  Read more

Are You Following Steps to Live a Long Healthy Life?

As I was working yesterday, I heard a news report about a new heart health program by the American Heart Association. With an older brother that has already suffered a mild heart attack as well as a grandmother that died of heart related issues, I...  Read more

Thoughts: "What is my ideal weight" or "What should be my ideal weight"

I received something in my email, one of my newsletters I subscribe too, with this title. It sparked a thought process in me. What is my idea weight? I started to click on it to read and then stopped, swearing that I wouldn't read it or any other art...  Read more

For 1 Week I Posted My Ideal Weight As Current Weight

I wanted to see how this made me feel to post that I was 20 lbs. beyond my goal weight. A weight that I was when I was 27. I'm almost 64. The moment I did this, I was filled with shame for commiting such a big lie. It bothered me. I di...  Read more