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New, Better-than-Ever Videos--Plus SparkPoints for Watching!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012



Good morning, everyone!

We're excited to unveil today a redesign of our video pages! Our videos are now easier to browse, thanks to tags and categories that separate them by body focus, intensity level, type of workout/video and more.

We've also added new videos from our partner Everwell that cover various nutrition and wellness topics as chosen by our editors.

When viewing a video, the video screen is larger than ever! The new sharing bar on the left makes it easy to "like," tweet, pin and Save (to your SparkFavorites). In addition, all actual workout videos have a "Track Calories Burned" button below them that makes it easy to add the workout to your Fitness Tracker. Note: This button only shows up on workout videos and when you are logged in to the site.

Starting today, you'll also be able to earn 3 SparkPoints each day for watching a video on SparkPeople! Simply click the "Get Your SparkPoints" button beneath the video screen.

We hope that this new redesign will make it easier than ever for you to watch, learn from and work out to our video collection!

Start browsing videos now: www.sparkpeople.com/resource/videos.asp

  
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DOROTHYAKERMAN 3/2/2013 7:01PM

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SWEETISHA1 12/16/2012 5:07AM

    It's a nice change.. but!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I don't find all the video's i loved before the change??
My pc was in the repairs for 2 and a half months since its back i can't find all the video's i loved and used before.. especially the one from the australian lady?? don't remember her name...
I'm having trouble getting back ontrack and am missing my fav.. video's tooo..
I so miss them.. is there any way to find them??
I looked on youtube.. not there... but i also don't remember the name of the australian, not sure if she is but her accent sounded australian.. she does a pretty fast cardio aerobic style..
well thanks for reading tisha

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CAT-IN-CJ 11/21/2012 11:19AM

    I use the SP fitness videos almost every day.
It is a great advantage to be able to try out new routines and have a link to purchase the full version.

Way to go!

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MISSILENE 10/21/2012 4:44AM

    I love the Videos. Lots of information. Thanks.

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CAVEPRINCESS65 10/7/2012 2:40PM

    I ahve been enjoying this new feature! Really give me a quick workout idea for the day when I really need it emoticon emoticon

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COOKINGSTARS 10/6/2012 9:40AM

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LAURIE5658 10/5/2012 6:49AM

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DMF2012 9/13/2012 10:27AM

    I've been enjoying this new feature - thanks!

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WONDERFUL2BME 9/6/2012 10:40PM

    I just love you Sparkpeople staff for all the help you give us!

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JEWITCH 9/6/2012 1:33PM

    Great feature. Thanks SP!

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DEBIGENE 9/5/2012 8:01PM

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, the new video feature now would like to know when we can expect some new GOODIES available ???? I know I see lots of SP asking the same thing. So just thought I would throw it out there. I will be celebrating my 2 year Sparkaversary next month and I just want to tell you the same thing everyone else does ...... THANK YOU FOR SP !!!!!

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JANIEWWJD 9/5/2012 4:11PM

    I love this new feature!!! emoticon

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ANNESYLVIA 9/2/2012 9:11PM

    I already been enjoying this new feature!

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CAROL494 9/1/2012 8:38PM

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KAREN42BOYS 9/1/2012 7:31PM

    I have wanted video points for Meg's videos for a long while. Glad to have that option in process.

Most of her videos don't have the sparkpoints button presently. Will that be coming soon?

Thanks for keeping on developing this site!

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MYSTERY-LADY1 9/1/2012 5:06PM

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SABLENESS 9/1/2012 10:46AM

    I like getting Sparkpoints for using the videos. They're one of my favorite things on SP! Love the variety--I never get bored, and it's so encouraging to see how much better I've done with them over time.

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DENRNAJ 9/1/2012 7:45AM

    I really like this- was watching Chef Meg with the "set up your fridge" video and saw no place to click for sparkpoints- was still worth the watch- spices, here I come! emoticon

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MATER88 9/1/2012 1:37AM

    It's always great to see new things added!

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CAROL494 8/31/2012 10:20PM

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OLDERDANDRT 8/31/2012 9:27PM

    Sounds wonderful! Can't wait to check it out!! emoticon

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NAOLEE 8/31/2012 7:19PM

    Thank you. emoticon

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FEMISLIM 8/31/2012 12:38PM

    The videos are most helpful. When I don't feel up o going outside, a 10 min video does the job. Thanks

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BELLACUDDLES 8/31/2012 11:40AM

    I can't wait to check it out!!!

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LEAN-N-LEXY 8/31/2012 10:34AM

    For some reason I thought we got Spark points for watching most of the exercise videos already. The redesign looks great.

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DIDMIS 8/31/2012 6:02AM

    Great

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1BEACHWALKER 8/31/2012 12:55AM

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PRAIRIECROCUS 8/31/2012 12:00AM

    emoticon for this great, new feature !

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WELSTEACH 8/30/2012 11:39PM

    I have wanted ALL of the above for a long time. Kudos on always improving the site!

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NEWCHINELO 8/30/2012 5:04PM

    this is nice!

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SPARKLINGME176 8/30/2012 2:45PM

    I love the new format! So easy to use! Bless you all, everyone in the Spark People family!
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MZKAY25 8/30/2012 11:59AM

    love it!

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PAMBWS 8/30/2012 9:53AM

    Great...love the fact that it is 'attached' to the fitness tracker.

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CICELY360 8/30/2012 9:18AM

  Good to know

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TERRIJ7 8/30/2012 9:14AM

    I love the way Spark is always improving things to keep it interesting! Thank you all for what you do!

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WALLINMW 8/30/2012 8:47AM

  Thanks for sharing!

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RUNNERRACHEL 8/30/2012 8:38AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon I just watched a video.
Looks great. Thanks for the change!


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PALMETTOGIRL22 8/30/2012 8:34AM

    I just watched the "How to Cut a Mango" video, and there is no SparkPoints button beneath the video screen.

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GARDENCHRIS 8/30/2012 7:18AM

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KATEM200 8/30/2012 6:38AM

  Glad to see the new video format. I hope it's more consistent than before when it looked like the technology changed over time and some of the (older?) videos were small and the full-screen option didn't work. Also, the streaming has been much more reliable the last few days.

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THEIS58 8/30/2012 6:22AM

    Great

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TJCADDO 8/30/2012 1:18AM

    Thank you! emoticon

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SLFGOLF 8/30/2012 1:02AM

    I've been checking them out. It's great!

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MARYJEANSL 8/30/2012 12:50AM

  Sounds good - it's always nice to rack up a few more points.

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JAMER123 8/29/2012 11:23PM

    Fantastic! emoticon emoticon

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BLOOMING52 8/29/2012 11:12PM

    Great idea!

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LYNNIERN 8/29/2012 10:51PM

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Check Out SparkPeople's Coach Nicole in SELF Magazine

Monday, August 27, 2012



Happy Monday, SparkPeople!

In case you haven't heard the news yet, we're thrilled to tell you that Coach Nicole is currently featured in the September issue of SELF magazine—on newsstands now. Our very own fitness expert designed the cardio and strengthening workout plan for the SELF Diet Club, a weight-loss plan that combines a calorie-controlled diet along with Coach Nicole's workouts to help participants drop 2 pounds per week.

We're so proud that our trainer is featured (and that SparkPeople is mentioned as well! We'd like to encourage you to pick up a copy of the magazine and/or join the SELF Diet Club online, where you can also access the meal plans and workouts for free. Just sign up at www.self.com/club.

Please join us in congratulating Nicole for being the featured trainer in SELF magazine this month, and help us Spread the Spark by picking up a copy of the magazine, telling your friends, and joining SELF Diet Club's 4-week plan online. Thanks for your support!

The SparkPeople Team

  
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HOCKEYMAN2728 2/6/2013 10:36AM

  Kudos to Coach Nicole and Spark People. New to the site but looking forward to your guidance. emoticon

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JERSEYGIRL24 11/6/2012 3:58PM

    Just found out about this. I am starting to listen to them now, and I am enjoying them.

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JP6262AMY 10/16/2012 10:32AM

    Love it!

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AMYRAPKIN1 9/9/2012 11:48PM

  I've been a member of spark people about 5 months or so. I found out about it through my doc. I tell as many people as i can to go the inner net to spark people .com. I just spoke to a young lady who is a waitress at Famous Daves restaurant. Is anyone out there familiar with this chain? She was impressed with my portion control. I told her to check out spark people. I also leave a lot of the credit to my Heavily Father and my Savior. Thanks. I am Amy Rapkin1.

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JEWITCH 9/6/2012 1:35PM

    Well have to pick up a copy. emoticon Coach Nicole!

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VALERIEBARBER 9/5/2012 10:01AM

    WILL LOOK FOR IT!

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OLDERDANDRT 8/31/2012 9:25PM

    Got the mag.! Lookin' good Coach Nicole!! You translate well in to print!! Going to start, little at a time, with those moves and as my strength returns, I have no doubt I will be seeing great results with this wonderful workout! Thanks, my friend! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LIVINHEALTHY9 8/31/2012 1:52PM

    That is very cool. Way to go, Coach Nicole!

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LIVELYGIRL2 8/30/2012 7:29PM

  I'm excited for Nicole and will look for the magazine. This should get more people involved with Spark People. emoticon

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NAOLEE 8/30/2012 2:39PM

    Thank you, again. emoticon

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MILPAM3 8/30/2012 12:16PM

  Good for you, Coach Nicole!

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CICELY360 8/30/2012 9:23AM

  Good for her

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WALLINMW 8/30/2012 8:47AM

  Thanks for sharing!

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RUNNERRACHEL 8/30/2012 8:39AM

    emoticon I joined online and I'm planning on buying the magazine! emoticon emoticon

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GARDENCHRIS 8/30/2012 7:18AM

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THEIS58 8/30/2012 6:23AM

    Awesome

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BLOOMING52 8/29/2012 11:12PM

    Woo Hoo!

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NIKO27 8/29/2012 9:12PM

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LIVINHEALTHY9 8/29/2012 8:29PM

    So Cool! Coach Nicole is a celebrity emoticon emoticon

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ABILUCHA 8/29/2012 4:44PM

    This was a great article! I tore out the exercise cards and did the workout, alternating between one minute of the "Burn" (I think they're called) and one minute of the "Firm" movements...it was AWESOME! I will be holding on to them for travel or weekend workouts!
Nicole looks great too! Good job!

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IFFYIFFY 8/29/2012 3:05PM

    I was leafing through my issue when I said, "That's Coach Nicole! Awesome."

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ESME25 8/29/2012 1:04PM

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MOMMY445 8/29/2012 12:48PM

    amazing!

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CRAFTINWIFE 8/29/2012 12:06PM

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CINDYWAGNER1 8/29/2012 10:43AM

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GERMANIRISHGIRL 8/29/2012 9:56AM

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LAURIE5658 8/29/2012 9:05AM

    Awesome!

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HOLLY255255 8/29/2012 7:02AM

    Awesome! Love SP and Coach Nicole!!

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SLFGOLF 8/29/2012 1:05AM

    emoticon Nicole

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MARGEMF 8/28/2012 11:27PM

    emoticon & emoticon to Coach Nicole! It's always extra special when one is actually aware of the person being featured. I'll do my best to pick up a copy.

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NAOLEE 8/28/2012 11:23PM

    emoticon To you and SparkPeople.

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JUST_BREATHE08 8/28/2012 10:27PM

    Coach Nicole, I get Self Magazine. I saw you in it. You are Awesome! Thank you!

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ANNIESADVENTURE 8/28/2012 9:18PM

    Congratulations, Coach Nicole and Spark People.

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WONDERFUL2BME 8/28/2012 8:46PM

    Way to go Nicole! You deserve it. You have been such an awesome inspiration to me on Sparkpeople!

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BRASKIN 8/28/2012 7:52PM

  emoticon Yah Spark!

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MSROZZIE 8/28/2012 7:37PM

    Kudos to Coach Nicole! Checked out SELF Diet Club website. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TWINZMOM7 8/28/2012 6:59PM

  Saw it!! So cool! emoticon

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MRSSCHENCK 8/28/2012 4:38PM

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CUDDLYPOLARBEAR 8/28/2012 4:31PM

    very neat

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TORTISE110 8/28/2012 1:05PM

    Nicole, you rock!

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MOTIVACTION2 8/28/2012 11:17AM

    Way to go Coach Nicole!

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ILIKETOZUMBA 8/28/2012 9:01AM

    Congratulations, Coach Nicole!! That's wonderful. Man, she's getting to be quite the renowned trainer, isn't she? :)

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LYNNIERN 8/28/2012 7:39AM

    Congrats Coach Nicole!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SUNRISE14 8/28/2012 7:13AM

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SHERYLDS 8/28/2012 7:06AM

    emoticonCOACH NICOLE..... emoticon emoticon

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SNOWANGELDIVA 8/28/2012 5:39AM

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emoticon Coach!!!

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THEIS58 8/28/2012 5:37AM

    Great

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DMF2012 8/28/2012 4:28AM

    Awesome! Congrats to Coach Nicole!

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Half Her Size! Watch Clip of Member on 'Today' Show

Monday, July 23, 2012

We recently told you about Angela (4A-HEALTHY-BMI), the amazing SparkPeople member who was scheduled to appear on the "Today" show on Monday (July 23) as the newest inductee of the Joy Fit Club. She had a great appearance and made everyone at SparkPeople so proud. For those who missed the story, here is a link to the video so you can watch it yourself.

Here's the video. If the player embedded below doesn't work for you, click this link to view it at the "Today" show website.



Great job, Angela, and congrats on your amazing success. Please leave a note of congratulations below for Angela. Thanks for Spreading the Spark on national TV! WOO-HOO!

  
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ADAPTINGANNIE 4/20/2013 2:31PM

    Amazing and inspirational. Congrats on a job well done and a goal reached.

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VBA2009 4/8/2013 1:32PM

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FEFIFO 12/16/2012 11:02AM

    Keeping the weight off is the hardest. Most people regain their weight back in a very short time. I was one of those people for years. Now I am at goal and have kept the weight off for over a year now. I do know now that I have to still be vigilant for the rest of my life. Old habits die hard. emoticon emoticon Congratulations! All together I lost 34 pounds but it took 3 years to do it as I would lose then gain. DonT ever give up anybody. Be determined. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TANDYMAC 10/16/2012 11:08AM

    I loved hearing the PASSION in your voice about kayaking ....."as long as there is LIQUID" ! Wonderfully inspiring!

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KHALIA2 9/22/2012 1:21AM

  You look great! Good Job!

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JANETLEE55 9/10/2012 3:17PM

  I am just starting so you have inspired me soooo much!!! Keep it up and hopefully I will be there too!!
Janet

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KHALIA2 9/9/2012 8:39PM

  YOU GO GIRL! GOOD JOB!

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NEWATTITUDE2010 9/1/2012 5:45PM

  Congratulations Angela! I am so happy for you! Thank you for be willing to share your story with others and inspire us all.... emoticon emoticon

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DENISE223 8/30/2012 11:31AM

    Angela:

You are amazing!
Thank you for sharing your story -- talk about inspiration.....WOW!! emoticon

Wishing you peace, love & happiness,
Denise

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TERRYGLORIA 8/29/2012 7:23AM

  OMG CONGRATS TO YOU ALL!

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MARGEMF 8/28/2012 11:37PM

    emoticon Angela. You truly are an inspiration! Wishing you much lick in maintaining your present weight (unless you need to loose a bit more). emoticon emoticon & emoticon in off.

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ANNIESADVENTURE 8/28/2012 9:24PM

    Congratulations to Angela. The hardest part is keeping it off. She is inspiring.

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PATTYCAKE17 8/28/2012 10:06AM

    As I can't even bring a pint of anything frozen into the house, I'm also a big fan of the fast food small cones. McD's small vanilla is low cal, only 4 WW points plus, and a delicious treat that lasts long after it's finished on my ride home! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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KNEWMETODAY 8/27/2012 7:57PM

    What an inspiration!!

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MYSTERY-LADY1 8/27/2012 6:08PM

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COMETGIRL1986 8/27/2012 10:53AM

    This is SO encouraging! Bless you!


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DXWALKER1 8/26/2012 12:29PM

    Thank you, Angela!

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ARTJAC 8/20/2012 9:46PM

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GRAMMAP1 8/19/2012 11:46PM

    Thanks for sharing your story. I wish I had youth in my favor!

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MARYHENNIG 8/19/2012 11:54AM

  Amazing! What an inspiration you are. You look fantastic and so full of life.

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AMIV07 8/19/2012 11:30AM

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ENGLISHTNSCONES 8/19/2012 12:17AM

    Holy cow! I'm sticking with this until I'm back in a size 4!

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MAYBER 8/18/2012 9:19PM

    Thank you so much for sharing your inspirational story
You should be so very proud of what you have achieved
Best wishes as you continue on your journey of living life
One day at a time
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LESCANTOONOW 8/18/2012 7:59PM

  Hi! Angela (4A-HEALTHY-BMI),

WOW! WHAT A STORY! I'M IMPRESSED! WAY TO GO! YOU LOOK FANTASTIC!

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ALL THE VERY BEST TO YOU,
MS. L. CARMEL

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TAMROB1 8/18/2012 3:33PM

    I have just started sparks and am concerned that I will do my usual thing and lose some and start overeating again and gain the weight back . The more tools I am finding on this site the more hopeful I am. emoticon

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DIM92974 8/18/2012 11:02AM

    yes!!! this is why we love SPARKPEOPLE!!! we know how great this website is!! It teaches us to never eat mindless, to be aware of everything that goes into your mouth and how much of it...with no one on top of you judging...only motivating you with their testimonies!!
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MRSSHREK_SP 8/18/2012 10:02AM

  I saw her on the Today show & that is what got me started with SparkPeople. Had never heard of this site before. What a great tool! Thank you so much for providing such a wonderful site! Double thank you & big hugs for also providing the very handy iPad / iPhone apps for free! They allow me to enter my meals as I go. No cheating or trying to remember what I ate today. Love how it calcs the calories for me, which was always too a difficult chore for me before!

Kudos to Angela for going on national TV with her story! I would not have gotten started if it were not for her. Also, Congatulations to Angela for her success! Thank you!

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LEANMEAN2 8/18/2012 8:30AM

    Thanks for sharing.

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DURANGOREDDOG 8/18/2012 12:55AM

    Wonderful!

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JAVAGAL47 8/17/2012 11:23PM

    Thanks for replaying that for us who missed it. What an inspiration. You can tell that she has control now. Good for her. I hope some day to reach that ultimate goal, that seems so far away, but it is doable. A Spark friend, Betty (javagal47) emoticon

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NEWTINK 8/17/2012 11:14PM

    Inspiring ... emoticon

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NASFKAB 8/17/2012 4:37PM

  awesome &inspiring

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RENEEPERRY2000 8/17/2012 2:51PM

  This is inspiring. Great Job.

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CARINAJOSA 8/17/2012 11:56AM

  Congratulations and thank you for being an inspiration to us all to keep going on our own journeys!!! Have a blessing filled day! emoticon

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MCLOYD2 8/17/2012 11:11AM

    awesome

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JUDSTERF 8/17/2012 10:23AM

    All I can is emoticon

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TPETRIE 8/17/2012 9:09AM

  Congrats on a job well done.

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HUBBYANDI 8/17/2012 9:01AM

    Great job! I know how hard it is to lose it, but know the benefits of doing so!! I have fibromyalgia which is usually held at bay with regular walking and exercise. I barely suffer the aches from it now. You are amazing and I congratulate you on your success! You are beautiful inside and out!
And to meet Kathie Lee Gifford, how was that? I have always admired her.

Keep up the great new lifestyle!!

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CATBELLY 8/17/2012 8:36AM

    Dang - you went from no activity to white water kayaking? I loved the tips on how to override those cravings. And the message of overcoming physical effects will really hit home with folks. You.Go.Girl!

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CHOCALATE4 8/17/2012 7:58AM

  Angela,
This is what I needed this morning, this pick me up better than coffee. Congrats and keep it us. You go girl. emoticon

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VICTORY2XS 8/17/2012 7:50AM

    Wow! This is amazing!

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MAILCARRIERCARS 8/17/2012 6:32AM

  Congratulations!

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MINNIEKS6101 8/17/2012 4:47AM

    Amazing!

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ILOVEJIM851991 8/17/2012 3:20AM

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FRAUSKO 8/17/2012 1:33AM

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Wow! What an inspiration. And you're a natural for TV

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BOOKWORM27S 8/17/2012 12:07AM

    Awesome!

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EASH5M 8/16/2012 11:52PM

    congrats, very inspiring

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GABIBEAR 8/16/2012 11:44PM

    Good for you Angela, way cool. You look great and very happy too! emoticon emoticon

Thank you SparkPeople for making it possible. emoticon

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Member on Today Show on Monday

Saturday, July 21, 2012




Hey, SparkPeople members!


Great news: One of our members is going to be on the Today Show.


Angela (4A-HEALTHY-BMI) will be featured in the Joy Fit Club during the final hour of the show on Monday, July 23. Her story is pretty incredible, but you'll have to watch to learn the details! Be sure to tune in to cheer her on!


SparkCheers and enjoy the rest of your weekend!

  
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MARGEMF 8/28/2012 11:41PM

    I missed the original airing but just saw the video, thank-you for providing it. Angela & her weight loss journey are both incredible. Angela, you are truly emoticon !

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LYDIASPURPLE 8/16/2012 8:31AM

    Wonderful I just saw the link!

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123ELAINE456 8/16/2012 4:28AM

  I miss it.

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JEWITCH 7/27/2012 2:55PM

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DEBK0923 7/25/2012 2:43PM

    sorry I missed it I was away, I'll bet it was awesome

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BLOOMING52 7/24/2012 8:50AM

    Great!

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SLFGOLF 7/24/2012 1:01AM

    She was great!

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LITTLEROX20 7/24/2012 12:23AM

    sad I missed it!

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CARINGANGEL1 7/23/2012 11:08PM

    This is why and how I found SparkPeople!!! I am so thankful she chose to be on the Today Show! I was having a hard time finding a site to track and get support...other sites cost money that I do not have...Thanks Angela!!!! So glad you shared! emoticon

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SASSYTHING52 7/23/2012 10:05PM

    sorry i missed the show

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CATDUG19 7/23/2012 7:47PM

    i saw this is morning and I loved it!! What a huge accomplishment for her and a great inspiration for the rest of us.

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FIREFLY_MEDIC 7/23/2012 5:43PM

    :)

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NAOLEE 7/23/2012 5:03PM

    Yuppiiiiii, yiiipppiiiii, emoticon emoticon. From here to the moon. emoticon

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VRINBOCA 7/23/2012 4:43PM

  I had not heard of SparkPeople before watching that segment. (Where have I been??!!) I had been sporatically using a very old software application that does some of the same functions but since going over to Windows 7, the software no longer works and is not going to be upgraded. I'm very excited to use SparkPeople and hope it does me a world of good. I was very happy for the member featured in that story. I hope she has continued success in her 'new' life.

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ALLIEALLIE2 7/23/2012 4:23PM

    I watched it and she was awesome!!

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EMMIELANE 7/23/2012 3:28PM

    TiVo'd it! Looking forward to watching it tonight as I do cardio!

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JULIA1154 7/23/2012 2:24PM

  Thanks for the heads up!

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FAERY_PRINCESS 7/23/2012 2:01PM

  All right!

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MOMMY445 7/23/2012 12:41PM

    amazing!

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SPECIALGURL7 7/23/2012 12:29PM

    Great!

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BRENJET 7/23/2012 12:00PM

    Hooray Angela!!!!!!!!!! Hooray Sparkpeople!!!!! I just saw the segment--Angela looked amazing! I am so proud to be a part of a site that can bring such joy and hope to all it's members!!!

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MARGARITTM 7/23/2012 11:43AM

    Tres
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SHAWNY2 7/23/2012 11:00AM

    How exciting is that? So happy for her!

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GINA180847 7/23/2012 10:36AM

    Wish we had TV, gave it up and went to only netflix. My internet would not be given up. I would give up meat rather than the internet.

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 7/23/2012 10:28AM

    Wonderul! I'll tune in!

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JAZZEJR 7/23/2012 7:51AM

    Great! emoticon

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PHEBESS 7/23/2012 7:37AM

    YAY to Angela and Spark People!!!!

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IYA_EKUNDAYO 7/23/2012 7:34AM

    Congratulations! I hope GMA will feature it on the web so I can watch it later, as I will be at work when it airs where I live.



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AJB121299 7/23/2012 7:31AM

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ANIHAKA 7/23/2012 4:15AM

    emoticon YAY SPARKPEOPLE.COM

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LAURIE5658 7/23/2012 3:48AM

    so cool!

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Here's your chance to be on the SparkPeople homepage!

Thursday, July 19, 2012



Here at SparkPeople, there is nothing we love more than hearing about our members’ successes. Not only we do we want to hear how SparkPeople has improved your life, but we also want to see what healthy choices and lifestyles really look like!

We know that it took a lot of hard work, sweat, and motivation to get to where you are today, and it’s time to share your success story with the world! Send us your before and after pictures* for a chance to:

• Win one of five $50 Amazon gift cards
• Be interviewed for an article on the dailySpark about your success story
• Have your before and after picture featured on the SparkPeople homepage!

Click here to learn more! You only have until July 30th to submit your entry. Good luck and keep sparking!

*Be sure to read the submission guidelines here:
www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=share_your_success_story_with_sparkpeoples_before_and_after_sweepstakes

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

ROZLYN8 10/11/2012 7:33PM

  I. Love this website. Itz alwesome.I was 200 lbs in the. Monthof pril now I weigh 160

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RUNNER12COM 8/16/2012 6:34AM

    So many amazing success stories!

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EBURGITE 7/24/2012 1:21PM

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EFFRAYECHILDE 7/24/2012 11:18AM

    Cool, but I still have some progress left to do.

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SPARKLINGME176 7/23/2012 7:02PM

    I'm not quite "there" yet! But when I am I'll be back! Thanks Spark People!

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HAPINANA 7/23/2012 3:35AM

    someday!!! emoticon

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LITTLEROX20 7/22/2012 3:49AM

    I agree with JIBBIE49! MENNOLY is a huge inspiration!

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SPEEDY143 7/21/2012 2:38AM

    Good Luck emoticon emoticon

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SEEMAINE 7/20/2012 9:30PM

    I shared this with one of my captains on the BLC19.

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SERASARA 7/20/2012 6:46PM

  Cool!

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NEWCHINELO 7/20/2012 6:14PM

    maybe next time not near my goal weight.

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STACYR31 7/20/2012 5:40PM

    Great idea!

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JANIEWWJD 7/20/2012 5:24PM

    That's great!!! emoticon

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JIBBIE49 7/20/2012 5:10PM

    I think you should feature MENNOLY Since in her blog today she has pictures of her 100# release and she is past 70. It is hard to release pounds when you get older.

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PRAIRIECROCUS 7/20/2012 4:34PM

    emoticon Contest !

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JAMER123 7/20/2012 3:44PM

    I can't as of yet because I haven't gotten to my goal but some day in the future, I will be one of the lucky ones that can share a great story!! I will be seeing you then! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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PATRICIAANN46 7/20/2012 3:44PM

  Wonderful idea........... emoticon

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MARYJEANSL 7/20/2012 2:36PM

  Sounds like a great idea! I really enjoy reading all the success stories.

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BLUE42DOWN 7/20/2012 1:32PM

    Good luck to those who enter!

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JENNY421 7/20/2012 1:30PM

  hurray!

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MOMMY445 7/20/2012 10:37AM

    woo hoo! i'm also looking forward to this,too!

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CLIMBERS_ROCK 7/20/2012 10:06AM

    Sounds great. The photo is the problem. I think we lost ours when the computer crashed but I'll look.

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SAINTBETH 7/20/2012 10:01AM

    Yay!

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BIRDLSLAURIE 7/20/2012 10:00AM

    Thanks SP for all you do. My outward changes aren't dramatic but I'm healthier and have much more energy and self-confidence since I started this journey four years ago. I love being inspired by other members' pictures and stories!

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  Looking forward to this. emoticon

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FARIS71 7/20/2012 5:39AM

    I love the before & after pix!

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NANA2ANGELS 7/20/2012 5:35AM

    Can't wait to see and read all the Spark people stories. Soo much inspiration and hard work. Thanks to all who keep this running

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123ELAINE456 7/20/2012 1:14AM

  SparkPeople is the WAY TO GO God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Keep It Up

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    This will be fun!

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