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New Healthy Lifestyle Features


Monday, March 17, 2008


We're happy to announce the launch of our newly designed Healthy Lifestyle section! With improved organization and new features, finding and using the resources you need is even easier than before!

Here are some of the new things youíll see:

New "Expert Blogs". Coaches Dean, Jen and Nicole, as well as SparkGuy, post news, tips and motivation in their blogs each week.

New "Lifestyle Centers" tab. Our Lifestyle Centers are in-depth guides to a variety of life stages and interests. With articles written by SparkPeople's experts and support from a vibrant Community of people like you, you'll learn how to make healthy habits fit into your lifestyleónot the other around. Check out our Lifestyle Centers for Men, Seniors, College Students, Women, Families, People Maintaining their Weight Loss and more.

New "Videos" tab. Now you can easily access all of our fitness and workout videos. And with a "new videos" section, youíll also be able to keep up with all the new videos we add to the site.

We hope you enjoy the new and improved Healthy Lifestyle section of the site. If you have any questions about finding something or using these new features, please post your question in the Site/Technical Help Forum.
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VELRENO 10/26/2008 6:06PM

    SparkPeople Rocks!!!! emoticon

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TEDDYE 3/27/2008 4:08PM

    I like the idea of new videos tab. Would this also be a place for questions?

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KARJON2 3/23/2008 12:46PM

  I HAVE TO AGREE WITH DEB. GREAT SITE WITH VERY VERY GOOD INFORMATION 0N NUTRITION EXERCISE ETC. A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL THE KNOWLEDGEABLE EXPERTS WHO RUN THE SITE. APPRECIATED. KARJO

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KAREY_01 3/23/2008 9:15AM

    This whole site is full of ways to reignite the spark! Thanks for reminding me to consciously do so!

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PERFECT121 3/23/2008 6:31AM

    An excellent idea Nicole. I rejoined SP after couple of months gap. Am currently logging my meals & exercise on a UK based site as it relates more to stuff I buy and cook in England. But I still very much value all the features & advice on SP. It is more fun than the other site & the social side is far more varied with people from all walks of life to contact. I am also more likely to join in with your 10 minute workouts at my computer than to do an exercise video on the TV! THANKS

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1STCINDERALLA 3/22/2008 3:47PM

    Thank you. I try to do an online exercise video at least five times a week. This will help so much.

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IWANNABEE 3/20/2008 1:51PM

    Thanks for all your help. I have never before used any kind of site and felt really dumb at first, but you made it easy and I feel right at home adding my two cents worth! I have more importantly learned an amazing amount about healthy living.
Thank you for such an amazing site.
Jo


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DIET4EVERGIRL 3/20/2008 12:47AM

  Thank you so much for your continued efforts to help all of us on our journey to becoming healthier, happier people. I for one could not do it without the support from SP.

I am really glad to hear that you have made it easier to view your fitness videos. It will make them much easier to access.

Thanks again from diet4evergirl

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TERRY8875 3/19/2008 10:52PM

    This web site keeps me motivated and makes me track my food intake and helps me stay committed to my exercise program.... Thanks for the GREAT site

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DLBROWNJACKSON 3/19/2008 8:38PM

    I love this place!! A big heartfelt thank you to all the good people who make this site work. God bless, deb

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CARNEY8 3/19/2008 8:21PM

    This place is AMAZING!
Just when you think it can't get better, SparkPeople.com surprises us with even more content user-friendly navigation.
God bless your work and may you all continue to enjoy good health and the wealth of friendship!
Carney----running off to check out the new Healthy Lifestyles section

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LESLIECOY 3/19/2008 7:37PM

    I am so glad to see the video tab~!
Now I won't have to hunt up the video in my Favorites when I want to do a workout!
Now - can let us know how much to post them to my workouts on My Fitness Strength Training?
Love to Spark! Thanks for all yall do!


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BBTHOM1 3/19/2008 5:29PM

  Wonderful, you " folks" keep improving this site for us.

maybe next will be a page on commomly uses abbreviations on Sparks message boards like: HFCS = High Fructose Corn Syrup

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SWEETKNEES 3/19/2008 4:53PM

    I like the new update Nicole.
I actually found some new articles that I haven't read. (I really, really appreciate the spell check on the message centers.
Now, if I can just remember to always check my own and practice patience
with other writers when they don't.....)
Thanks for all you do...Hugs, Joy

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MIIMA-ME-MY 3/19/2008 3:25PM

    Thank you for the improvements of the site! ♥

I would have a suggestion though. It would be great to have a link allowing us to add an exercise video (and exercise demo too) to our Fitness plan, right there on the page where it is located. Thanks for reading! :-)


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FISHINGLADY66 3/19/2008 1:33PM

    This is much easier for me. Thank You so much. I am so inspired by all you have done. You keep me motivated.
Irene

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EEVEE1 3/19/2008 9:11AM

    love the new way the it is set up
Thanks spark!

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HOPEFUL2DAY! 3/19/2008 8:44AM

    Love the videos! How cool is that?!?
Thanks for all you do.

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HAYA1971 3/19/2008 8:29AM

    You are amazing! you keep on updating and improving your SP, no wonder its one of the BEST on the net!
keep it up
Haya

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WERECAT50 3/19/2008 6:37AM

    I never know just what u guys are going to come up with!! Keep it coming!

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DKSIM1 3/19/2008 6:01AM

    I am excited to use this new design!!!

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MITCH1964 3/19/2008 5:05AM

    This is Great. Thank you.

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ILOVEROSES 3/19/2008 4:41AM

    Excellent! Thank you!

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TIGERBEAT 3/18/2008 11:17PM

  It's fantastic!



Comment edited on: 3/18/2008 11:16:10 PM

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KELSPRETTYGIRL 3/18/2008 9:45PM

    I think these are great and I really like the new look as well!

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CHRIS3215 3/18/2008 6:34PM

    WOOHOO Thanks!!

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SAM60SUMTHINK 3/18/2008 6:15PM

    Attractive, accessible, well-organized.... a fantastic redesign! Thank you!
/Carol

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MAXFOCUS 3/18/2008 5:16PM

    Great job with the redesign. Thank you.

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HALOLA 3/18/2008 4:08PM

    Great job, thank you very much

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SMILEYPOLLY 3/18/2008 1:35PM

    Thanks for letting us know. I'll give it a go now.

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HOMEATLAST 3/18/2008 1:33PM

    Found it this morning, and I LOVE the new look, so much easier to navigate and find articles.

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PJOY17 3/18/2008 11:19AM

    YEEHAW!!
pj

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COLEMANSR 3/18/2008 9:42AM

    Thank you Sparks.

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LOVEROFANIMALS 3/18/2008 8:11AM

    The new look is extremely nice! Way to go whoever designed it. I'm sure it was a team effort. WOO HOO!!!

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GABBYINKS 3/18/2008 12:55AM

    Happy St. Patty's Day -- Ya'll are doing such a great job on making this ben best place to start, get through and end my day. I'm making progress in so many ways with the positive things I'm learning and applying here. This is sooo fantastic it has me speechless and for those that know me -- well, that's saying A LOT. Buahahaha

PAM

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ROSEGARDEN6 3/17/2008 10:01PM

  Thanks so much! Really appreciate all you're doing to make weight loss so fun!!

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ELLENIRENE 3/17/2008 9:04PM

    Great job! I especially like the tab for the videos
Thanks!

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WILDCARD1 3/17/2008 5:22PM

    I saw this earlier before you announced it, and I thought it was very cool. It is much easier to find information, and I love the new look! Thanks so much! You guys rock!

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COLEMANSR 3/17/2008 4:51PM

    Thank you so much.

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BETHIN_MN 3/17/2008 4:22PM

    Thank you all so much for all you do! You work so hard to bring so much information to us and give us everything we need to succeed, and you never charge us a dime! God Bless you for helping us become healthier!

Beth

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CARLI_MAE 3/17/2008 3:53PM

    This is great! Right now I have a link to the videos in my favorites, but it got buried with so many other things, I have trouble finding it!

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DUSAMAE 3/17/2008 3:48PM

    Thank you for all you do!

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KINOBAY 3/17/2008 2:06PM

    THANKS SO VERY MUCH, SO MUCH EFFORT PUT FORTH. Now if you would just do our exercises for us and serve our meals. Hmmmmmm

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SURGICAL_TECH 3/17/2008 1:44PM

    I love the new features. You are the greatest.

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COACHGIA 3/17/2008 1:09PM

    Thank you SP Team for all the new features.

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EUNICEMONTEIRO 3/17/2008 1:03PM

    Thanks.

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RUNNINGSLOW 3/17/2008 12:50PM

    Cool. Thanks!

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BUBLEH 3/17/2008 12:44PM

    I Love it!! Great job!!

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IRISH_EYES_66 3/17/2008 12:32PM

    I like having all the exercise videos together. It is like having my own personal exercise video!! Thanks!!

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JOEGIRL6113 3/17/2008 12:27PM

    This will be great! Thanks again to the SP for making things better and better! Rosy

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