Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon.
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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
I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa... Read more
Could you change your life in 28 days? Could you lose weight, get fitter, and change your attitude about weight loss in just four weeks? We think so! That's the premise behind our best-selling book, The Spark, written by SparkPeople.com founder a... Read more
These days, many people live and die by the numbers churned out on their heart rate monitors or fitness devices, analyzing how long their heart rate stayed in the cardio zone versus the fat-burning zone to define the quality of their exercise program... Read more
Well, I have been stalling. I am finally going to commit to changing my lifestyle. I am wanting to to lose 40 lbs (i know that may not happen) by January. I will be turning the big 40 and I promised myself I would be healthier by my 40th.... Read more
#new Hello, I am new to this app. I heard about it in a book that I'm reading, Skinny on a Buget. Can someone please tell me what the healthy weight is for my height and age? 32, 5'4. I'm currently 275. This is the biggest I have ever been#firstpost... Read more
Hey guys, am trying my best and I don't know what to do, I just wanna lose weight, my aunt is getting frustrated already, what should I do, it's so hard and you know the worst part, I LOVE FOOD, what should I do, please help😣😔😢😦🙀🙏... Read more
Hi, I just found this website and diet plan by accident this week. I am on my 3rd day of it and I am really happy with it! A plan that lets me get in all my dairy, fruit, and veggies etc. I found some really good meal ideas and like how it is set... Read more
I only began seeing results when I truly embraced cross-training. My new regimen involves a constant switching back and forth between: running/walking, TRX, spinning, kettlebell, Gravity, pilates, and various forms of yoga. I am finally seeing a whol... Read more
my husband is seeing me work at losing weight and i wont make excuses not to exercise....like he would have me do!I am determined and he's seeing me do it .Now he's getting jealous of my efforts and wants to do it too!I tried promising him stuff he w... Read more
Rachel Murray (_RACHEL)Weight Lost: 70 poundsHometown: Goldendale, WAOccupation: Stay-at-home mom What was life like before your weight loss?I gained weight during each pregnancy and didn't take it off afterwards. By the time I had my... Read more
Happy, healthy families don't just happen. Instead, they are created through hard work and a commitment to learning and applying healthier ways of living. Last week we pointed out one way to develop healthier families was by developing healthy family... Read more
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