SparkPeople Celebrity Secrets Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=20984 How do celebrities stay in such amazing shape? This team is about working out and dieting celebrity style. We can all be celebrities! SparkPeople Celebrity Secrets Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=20984 Jillian Michaels http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x50586929 Love Jillian! Who else does?! I know she helps many celebs get in shape! <BR> <BR> What is your favorite video?! Sun, 28 Oct 2012 14:17:00 EST New Here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x41347944 I'm Sarah and I'm new here. I've recently decided to get back in shape, so I've come back to sparkpeople! i don't have much weight to lose. I'm actually thin as it is, but i would really like to get super toned! <BR> <BR> Small question. Anyone know of a good detox of fat burner that you can find at your local drug or grocery store? Wed, 20 Apr 2011 19:34:17 EST Im Starting the Jessica Simpson Dukes Plan! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x40332299 Take a look at my page and you will see how sick she looked in the Dukes of Hazzard movie. Im going to try and do the plan she was on for the next 3 months. From what I could get on the internet, the workout is about 45 mins of strength training (a lot of squats and lunges) and 30-45 on cardio on the treadmil. <BR> They refer to the diet as the 'don't eat crap' diet. Lean proteins, vegetables, no sugar except for fruit. Cutting out sugar is going to be the hardest part I think! <BR> Anywa... Fri, 4 Mar 2011 12:19:07 EST What motivates you? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x38927508 I'd like to set some rewards on paper that I will get when I achieve my goals (losing my first 2kg, running 5km, finishing the 30 day shred,...). I thought about a good book, some wellness (mani/pedi, massage), jewellery,... but I doubt that is going to keep me motivated in a crisis! <BR> Do you guys have any idea? <BR> Thu, 6 Jan 2011 08:40:05 EST What gets you MOTIVATED?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x38693362 Getting up and actually working out before I can process what I am doing is a great motivator for me! haha. What about you ladies? what do you like to do to get you in the gym aka working out?? Tue, 28 Dec 2010 10:31:11 EST Hi! I'm new! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x37998401 Hi ladies! My name is Marissa and I am definitely trying to loose weight. It seems to be around this time of year that I lose motivation--and gain more weight :( for about a month now I have been constantly running, walking, and weight lifting. I hope to soon incorporate abs into my workout as well. Hope to get to know you ladies better! Lets get those celeb bodies! Thu, 18 Nov 2010 10:51:17 EST Glad to be here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x37728237 I am glad I am not the only celeb-obsessed person out there! I have recently started attaching pics of celebs who are my height and are at my goal weight in my daily food journal as inspiration! It will be great to have a source for tips! <BR> <BR> I have been on SparkPeople for years now but just recently recommitted and am doing quite well so far. I love makeup and all things beauty product related. In fact, if I were to add up all of the money I have spent on beauty and weight loss prod... Thu, 4 Nov 2010 10:17:06 EST Your favorite Jillian? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x34255103 Who is your favorite 'Jillian' - Jillian Michaels from The Biggest Loser, or Gillian McKeith, the host of You Are What You Eat?? <BR> <BR> My fav-ou-rite has to be Gillian McKeith! <em>258</em> Wed, 19 May 2010 18:55:27 EST Newbie here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x33243758 Newbie here! <BR> <BR> Thought I would take a minute and just introduce myself to the team! I’m Patricia, I have been a member of SparkPeople for quite some time and I seem to be juggling the same 15 – 20 lbs. to loose! <BR> <BR> You can find out more about me by visiting my SparkPage! <BR> <BR> I look forward to getting to know everyone! <BR> <BR> Ya’ll have a great day! <BR> Tue, 6 Apr 2010 14:32:27 EST Hi!! Newbie!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x32157324 Just wanted to say hello to everyone, my names Amanda <BR> Looking forward to get myself back on track :-) Mon, 22 Feb 2010 15:04:31 EST RANDOM:SL AUGHTERED WHALES/DOLPHINS IN JAPAN.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x32063398 SO I WATCHED THE MOVIE "THE COVE" AND I WAS ABSOLUTLY DISGUSTED BY WHAT JAPAN IS DOING TO DOLPHINS. WE NEED TO TAKE A STAND TO STOP THIS MURDEROUS ACTION THEY R TAKING. IF YOU HAVENT SEEN THE MOVIE ALREADY PLEASE SEE IT. ITS OUT ON DVD OR YOU CAN RENT IT THROUGH NET FLIX OR ONLINE. PLEASE DO THAT. EVERYONE MUST SEE THIS DOCUMENTARY. IF YOU ARE AN ANIMAL LOVER YOU SHOULD DEFIENTLY SEE IT. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT IT AS WELL. ILL POST THE LINK TO WHERE YOU CAN SEE THE TRAILOR FOR THE MOVIE.... Thu, 18 Feb 2010 17:36:04 EST I'm New http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x31620295 Just wanted to say HI to everyone and hope I can get some ideas from you all about working out, staying motivated and food...Any kind of help would be great. My name is Robin and I'm overweight.. Tue, 2 Feb 2010 06:28:43 EST Can You Thighten Facial Flab? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x31083849 Hi. I am new to the team and exciting about my weight loss. However, I do have a vanity question - - What are some suggestions for tightening you the skin on your face. I can see my weight loss in my face (a bit of sagging). HELP!!! Thu, 14 Jan 2010 12:52:59 EST Hey!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x28932787 I just joined the team!!! It looks so interesting and has fun looking members :) I love fitness and thought this might be a great way to explore new challenges and learn different things. <BR> Wed, 7 Oct 2009 23:33:47 EST Bonjour from Westchase in Tampa :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x27461404 just wanted to introduce myself, hope y'all have a great week! Mon, 3 Aug 2009 23:56:40 EST 6/24/09 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x26558223 My name is Carla and i am joining this team at 215 pounds. i am soooo looking forward to loosing some of it to i don't care where, as long as it can't find its way back to me. Wed, 24 Jun 2009 21:20:16 EST Celebrity days! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x26222456 So I was just scanning through all the cool spark teams and as soon as I saw this, I thought, this is perfect because I do this dorky little thing when I work out to help keep me motivated and inspired. <BR> <BR> About 5 days a week, I try to do cardio then focus on a certain part of my body. Usually, my cardio is running on the treadmill, dashing on the elliptical, or spin class. I do this for about 30 mins. Then comes focus time, this is when the celebrity comes into play. <BR> <BR> Monda... Wed, 10 Jun 2009 16:48:56 EST Celebrity Quote of the Day - Heidi Klum- SIZE ZERO http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x24058507 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=1905799 </link> Mon, 23 Mar 2009 16:27:45 EST no motivation!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x23207362 i went back to my beginning weight i completely fell off the wagon i am soo frustrated and unmotivated and cant focus on losing the weight in other words i completely lost interest. i was supposed to have photoshoots next month but i moved it to april so maybe i can lose just the right amount to look great! ugh.. so hard. Tue, 24 Feb 2009 10:47:46 EST Giving up team... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x23141886 So I have tried to get this team active..and its just not working...I dont think I have enough time to spend dedicated to this team to be active on it everyday... So if anyone would like it let me know..or if you want to become a co-leader let me know.... Sun, 22 Feb 2009 11:51:42 EST Celeb Workout Routines http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x22956781 Here is a link to a list of Celeb workouts... <BR> <BR> Enjoy..getting your fav body part like your fav celeb <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/workout/r<BR>eal-plans/celebrity/?sssdmh=dm17.36476<BR>0&esrc=nwftn34_09&email=1275428003 Mon, 16 Feb 2009 12:17:10 EST Jessica Alba's weight loss http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x22676967 Here is an article I found on Jessica Alba losing weight after her baby...Its amazing how the celebs can loose soo much weight so fast after a baby...They must go throw excruciating workouts :( <BR> <BR> Jessica Alba wears a girdle and other tidbits from the new issue of ELLE <BR> <BR> Sometimes, I truly, deeply feel sorry for Hollywood actresses. Take, for example, Jessica Alba, who, in the March issue of ELLE magazine, talks about trying to get back into shape unhumanly fast after giving ... Sat, 7 Feb 2009 12:26:01 EST Celeb Trainer Tips http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x22510922 Check out this site:) <BR> <BR> http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/workout/r<BR>eal-plans/celebrity/celeb-trainer-tips<BR>-get-your-sexiest-body/?sssdmh=dm17.36<BR>2499&esrc=nwftn32_09&email=1842031618 Mon, 2 Feb 2009 12:41:58 EST Kim Kardashians workout dvd http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x22496067 Has anyone heard of this?? Or if its out has anyone tried it??? <BR> I love Kim's body..she has all the curves in the right places and still has a flat tummy <BR> Check it out... <BR> <BR> http://kimkardashian.celebuzz.com/ Mon, 2 Feb 2009 00:55:34 EST What Celeb do you look like? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x22476667 So here is a site to see what celebrities you look most like! Try it out and see what Celeb you look like..and of course let us all know who you look like! <BR> <BR> http://www.myheritage.com/celebrity-coll<BR>age <BR> <BR> <BR> 76%-Katherine Heigl <BR> 76%-Mischa Barton <BR> 74%- Sara Evens <BR> 73%- Scarlett Johanssan <BR> 73%- Anne Hawthaway <BR> 73%-Amanda Seyfried <BR> 73%-Jennie Finch <BR> <BR> Sun, 1 Feb 2009 13:29:21 EST Daily Weigh-In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5111x20984x22475516 For me personally weighing myself every morning helps keep me motivated for that day. If I have gone at all I know that whatever I am doing is working and keeps me motivated to keep it up. and if I am having a bad "weight day" it keeps me motivated to work harder that day. <BR> So lets start it off!! <BR> <BR> my weight this morning is 156.4 Sun, 1 Feb 2009 12:48:18 EST New Co-Team Leader http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x22475351 Hello All!! I thought I would introduce myself..I am the new Co-TeamLeader <em>213</em> I noticed that this site isnt very active..and pushed the button saying to become a leader..and since the current leader didnt respond it added me as co-leader..so here I am! <BR> <BR> I am 24years old, I have 2 kids, a 4yr/old daughter, and a 2 yr/old son. I currently weigh 156-158lbs and my goal is to get down to 140lbs...hopefully by summer! I know with some motivation that is more then do-able. Whe... Sun, 1 Feb 2009 12:43:03 EST What are you wearing, lovey?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x22437854 I have this friend who asks me what I am wearing every time he calls me. So, I send that out to my new group. What are you wearing? Anything celebrity inspired? <BR> <BR> I am actually louging around in my sweats. That is what I am most comfortable in! Anywhos, I am new to the group. Looking forward to being a part of it! Sat, 31 Jan 2009 01:35:05 EST New Year Resolutions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x21190844 Hey everyone i just wanted to start off and say i hope everyone had a great holiday! So what do you all have in store for 2009? Mine are: <BR> <BR> To get that flat tummy i want <BR> To be positive about everything <BR> To learn to love myself <BR> <BR> <BR> I can't wait to hear what everyone else has to say! Fri, 26 Dec 2008 14:47:18 EST The new girl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x20908803 hi everyone, <BR> <BR> My name is Jill and i am 24 yrs old. I am working on a new lifestyle and i want to look like some of the celebs you see running around these days, all in shape and everything. I love challenges so i am looking forward to seeing what this sparkteam can bring me. I hope to have the pleasure of knowing you all. <em>224</em> Fri, 12 Dec 2008 23:11:01 EST hello everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x20178516 I'm excited to start this new challenge. I've always admired celeb's bodies and always wondered how they would get fit so quickly. It's amazing to me how they bounce back from pregnancy so damn fast! My goal is to lose ~10-12 lbs by the end of december. Good luck to everyone! Thu, 13 Nov 2008 12:35:42 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x19852291 My name is Rena I am 43 years old and I have a love for body building... I think for someone whom has had to loss 176lbs I look okay.. All the sweat and supersets at the gym has paid off. <BR> I have been on maintenance 2 years to week 9 in 2009.. I have since being on maintenance had to have plastic surgery on my stomach as my yeast infections in skin folds and my tummy button got so totally out of control the doctors couldn't suggest anything to relieve pain.. I received this surgery fr... Sun, 2 Nov 2008 01:01:46 EST Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x19669152 Hi! <BR> I'm 22 and determined to get toned up til the beginning of 2009. And what better motivation that trying to get somewhat like jessica biel's arms and legs and i dunno jessica alba's abs maybe. <BR> I look forward to meeting you and hopefully give and get some help towards our goals. Sun, 26 Oct 2008 15:26:02 EST HI everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x19430442 Hi, my name is Helen, and I joined SP a few days ago, and so far, everything looks incredible! There's so much content and community, even better than some fee-based sites I won't mention. <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> Anyway, I really like the exercise routines and diet challenges in this SparkTeam, as they sound just challenging and interesting enough for me. I'm a backslider, but I used to be a gym regular, so I have no fears walking into the weight room with a whole bunch of sweaty, grunting ... Fri, 17 Oct 2008 19:27:20 EST Hi!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x19289776 Hi im 24yrs old i have two sons that left plenty of weight on me so im looking to lose 30lbs so im ready to tone up and get fit Mon, 13 Oct 2008 10:10:27 EST Yay! Fun stuff! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x19250914 Hi my name is Erin, I came across your team and it looked really fun. I just love reading about this kind of stuff (it's a sickness, I know) but hey, it's all in fun. <BR> <BR> So I wanted to say "Hi". Sat, 11 Oct 2008 18:18:03 EST New Girl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x19173005 Hi all! Just wanted to introduce myself. I have about 12 pounds to lose after having a baby on the 10th of August and 5 after that to be at my goal. I love running and weight lifting! Wed, 8 Oct 2008 17:42:46 EST Celebrity Spring Break Workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x18702996 PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS FORUM. IF YOU HAVE COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE WORKOUT, GO TO THE "WORKOUT DISCUSSION" FORUM. <BR> <BR> Here is where I will be posting the workouts. <BR> Each workout I post shoud be performed for a matter of 4 weeks. And then I will post a new workout. You must keep your body guessing, so the workouts will be changing, and so will the intensity. <BR> <BR> Here we go. <BR> <BR> WEEKS 1-4 (STARTED 9/22; ENDS 9/19) <BR> <BR> EVERYDAY: <BR> MORNING YOGA/PI... Mon, 22 Sep 2008 14:22:30 EST Hello darlings! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x18475195 Hi y'all! I just joined SP again after falling off the wagon for more than a few months! I'm determined to get slim and fit before I turn 30 - I'm 24, so I have plenty of time, but I want to get in shape NOW so I can establish healthy habits for the rest of my life! Sun, 14 Sep 2008 19:01:46 EST Thought this could be insperational http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x18156005 In Balance: CSI's Marg Helgenberger <BR> On yoga, role models and the joy of the occasional chocolate chip cookie <BR> By Bonnie Siegler <BR> MediZine's Healthy Living Third Quarter 2008 <BR> <BR> As CSI: Crime Scenes Investigation’s tough, smart and sassy crime scene investigator Catherine Willows, Marg Helgenberger routinely gets down and dirty. But that’s nothing new to the stunning redhead. “I made some money in agriculture,” she says, referring to her job toiling in the Nebrask... Tue, 2 Sep 2008 15:09:31 EST Brit get's healthy? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x17986763 <link>www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=cel<BR>ebrity_diet_lowdown_britney_nixes_fruit </link> <BR> <BR> What do YOU think about her new meal plan? Tue, 26 Aug 2008 16:34:36 EST Jennifer Love-Hewitt http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x17986646 <link>www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=in_<BR>the_news_jennifer_love_hewitts_weight_<BR>loss </link> <BR> <BR> What is your take on it??? Tue, 26 Aug 2008 16:30:10 EST Another new girl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x17802750 Hey ya'll! <BR> My name is Laurie. I'm 22. <BR> Just here looking to lost some weight and tone up! Tue, 19 Aug 2008 14:39:46 EST New Gal http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x17678862 Hi...new gal. I live in Nebraska right now. I say right now because the longest I've ever lived in the same place has been 4 yrs. I can't blame that on the military anymore. I just retired from the AF so now I guess I have to blame it on my gypsy spirit. So look forward to learning all the "celebrity secrets". I want Madonna's arms! <BR> Ciao! <BR> Zgal Thu, 14 Aug 2008 19:03:10 EST Motivation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x17423647 I find that usually I have the greatest of intentions...but when it comes down to the wire , my motivation can sometimes be dwindled by a busy schedule and different social events. <BR> <BR> However, I think I found out how to battle this! I am going to run my second 5k of the summer next week, and this has really helped! I don't plan on winning the races - just finishing them! When I don't have a goal, I have no motivation to run and workout. However, with a race I have a goal and a d... Wed, 6 Aug 2008 10:47:49 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x17148521 I just found SP last Tuesday, and now I'm a different person. I love it. For the last 3 days I've been on my exercise bike 60 minutes per day. I wouldn't mind having Jessica Alba's abs in that pic. Hahaha, I have a LONG way to go but I'm going to try! Mon, 28 Jul 2008 19:52:56 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x17085109 Hey I'm Julie. I just joined the team! =D Sat, 26 Jul 2008 19:24:09 EST Celebrity Workouts/Diets http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x17051423 Ever wonder how the American Idol stars slim down after the show! Here's the scoop i dug up for you all! <BR> <BR> 'Shape Magazine' reported that Grammy-winning vegetarian Carrie Underwood has dropped between 15 and 20 pounds since her Idol days by hitting the treadmill, swimming and sticking to healthy eats. Although she admits to a weakness for cheese, Underwood prevents herself from overindulging by keeping a food diary and carrying around whole grain Kashi bars wherever she goes. <BR> ... Fri, 25 Jul 2008 14:15:30 EST hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x16792106 hi i am new to the team!!!! Thu, 17 Jul 2008 13:23:15 EST WHICH CELEB MOSTIVATES YOU?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x16470526 Hey guys.. thought we could start a post on which celeb has you motivated to lose those pounds!! <BR> <BR> Mine has always been Jessica Simpson--as you can tell from my pic! <BR> <BR> Although i flipped on best celeb beach bods last night and saw a lot of motivation on there--like Cameron Diaz and Eva Longoria--killer beach bods!! Mon, 7 Jul 2008 11:17:00 EST hi everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x16462030 am new to this would love to know how the celebs keep in shape and looking so gorg all the time !!!! Mon, 7 Jul 2008 04:47:17 EST Hi Celebs! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x16454668 Hi! Just wanted to introduce myself! I am new here, and excited to start losing weight with the support of this site! xoxkathy Sun, 6 Jul 2008 20:39:43 EST Hi , new here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x16414735 I am Melissa, S A H M of 3 and part time aerobics instructor. I teach a variety of group fitness classes, such as kickboxing, body sculpting, yoga, pilates and step aerobics. Always looking for new ideas to bring to the gym with me ! <em>216</em> Fri, 4 Jul 2008 22:31:05 EST hey everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x16365075 Hi everyone, I ran across this team and thought it would be interesting since I always look at how celebrities stay in such good shape and. If I find any good tips I will post. Good luck all!! shonna <em>9</em> Wed, 2 Jul 2008 22:28:11 EST Nice to Meet ya http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x16353456 Hi, I'm Londa. I am new to this forum and always up for tips on how for new fitness moves, programs etc. Wed, 2 Jul 2008 14:49:39 EST Nice To Meet Ya! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x16230582 Hello all! My name is Jeni and I just joined this site this morning. I am a married mommy with a full schedule. I have been overweight for the last 8 years and want to get back to a healthy lifestyle. Although looking better is important to me, my main desire is to have more energy and be healthy so that I can have a better quality of life. It is a pleasure to be able to join this group and I hope to get to know you all better as we give and receive support to each other! Sat, 28 Jun 2008 15:33:10 EST HI http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x16226087 Hi everyone new to team! Sat, 28 Jun 2008 11:55:53 EST Im new too http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x15919772 I just wanted to introduce myself to the team... Hi team! Wed, 18 Jun 2008 11:03:38 EST New to team!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x15688636 Just found this team. Hope everyone has a great day! Tue, 10 Jun 2008 15:34:28 EST Working out Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x15644973 So I have been working out the past couple of weeks for about 30 min a day. I feel like it isn't doing anything or help me. I usually do cardio (the elliptical or jogging). Should I be doing cardio for a longer period of time? What can I do to get off this platue and get the weight loss moving again. <BR> <BR> Mon, 9 Jun 2008 09:40:07 EST New Girl In Town http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x15443189 Hey Everyone, <BR> <BR> I just wanted to say hello as I just joined this group! I am really trying to lose at least 15 to 20 pounds before August 9, 2008 because I am getting MARRIED! And I want to be able to fit into my dress and breathe comfortably. I need all the help I can get and lately I haven't been doing to good. Any motiviation or help is greatly apprecaited. Good luck to all! <BR> <BR> ~C Mon, 2 Jun 2008 10:19:52 EST Just want to introduce myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x15280932 Hey everybody. This is my first post. Feel free to check out my sparkpage. <BR> <BR> Tue, 27 May 2008 20:50:32 EST Hello Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x15239935 Hi all. I am new here Mon, 26 May 2008 15:43:35 EST Just to let you all know... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x15214046 This is my FAVORITE, most active Spark Team!!! :) <BR> <BR> Let's KEEP Sparking!!! Sun, 25 May 2008 12:28:15 EST Fat Burning Zone Vs. Cardio Training Zone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5111x20984x15149687 Food for thought! <BR> <BR> What's the difference between the "Fat burning zone" and the "Cardio Training Zone"... since we all want to burn FAT, should we really ONLY be working in the FAT BURNING ZONE of our HR??? <BR> ...Unless you are completely NEW to exercise, the answer is probably NO!!! <BR> <BR> ---* READ ON: *--- <BR> <link>ezinearticles.com/?Fat-Burning-Zone-<BR>Vs.-Cardio-Training-Zone&id=306481 </link> <BR> Thu, 22 May 2008 21:52:25 EST Our Workouts!! SHARE HEAR!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5111x20984x15100874 Everyday, <BR> <BR> MONDAY-FRIDAY <BR> <BR> 7am - 30 minutes Elliptical Machine <BR> (Sometimes I don't get up to do this) <BR> <BR> Stretch <BR> <BR> 5:30pm - 30 minutes low impact cardio <BR> Stationary Bike, Elliptical, Stair Stepper <BR> <BR> Stretch <BR> <BR> 6:00pm - Weights <BR> 1 arm lift <BR> 1 leg lift <BR> 1 ab <BR> Repeat 3 Times (No rest in between lifts or sets) <BR> 1 arm lift <BR> 1 leg lift <BR> 1 ab <BR> Repeat 3 Times (No rest in between lifts or ... Wed, 21 May 2008 11:31:58 EST Hey.. New chick in town http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x15017313 HI everyone. Im Maria.. 27 from Jersey. I've been on sp for about 3 weeks almost. This is a great site and this seems like a cool team. Looking forward to meeting you all . <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>30</em> Sun, 18 May 2008 16:37:41 EST hey team I'm new here.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x14999743 hello everyone, My name is Lady_Q and I'm kinda new here this is only my second day on here hopefully I'll be able to reach my goal and make new friends along the way....well I just wanted to stop by and introduce myself, stop by my page sometime I'm always up for chat. Sat, 17 May 2008 17:07:18 EST HeY* http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x14989334 I am extremely into this Spark life-style...I've been going strong since 1/15/08...and lookin' to join some fun, new teams. :) Sat, 17 May 2008 00:43:33 EST Glycemic Index information http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x14976131 Some links for those of you who were looking for information on this topic: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/referen<BR>ce_carbohydrates.asp </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=498 </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=631 </link> <BR> <BR> Enjoy!!! Happy Learning! Fri, 16 May 2008 13:20:19 EST I'm new http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x14713328 I'm Rachael and I am 25 years old. I started Sparkpeople in January for a New Years Resolution and have become seriously addicted. I saw this team and jumped at joining because I love celebs and I love losing weight so I thought I would learn how they lose all the weight so fast. I'm also approaching the tough times in weight loss where I want to lost the last 10lbs so I know I'm going to have to keep changing it up. Wed, 7 May 2008 01:08:07 EST Hi Everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x14659533 I want to thank you for posting the Jessica Simpson diet!!! I've been on a very similar diet for a month now, and lost 8 pounds!!!! It really does work! <BR> <BR> My name is Jessica and I have been a fitness instructor for the past 10 years. So if you need any fitness advice, just ask! Mon, 5 May 2008 11:57:36 EST Diet Forum/Di scussion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x14550486 Use this board to post any questions, favorite recipes of the 5 Factor Diet, and any other thoughts crossing your mind on this journey. <BR> <BR> REmember, we are doing this together, hand-in-hand, we are all leaning on each other for support! <BR> <BR> I AM HEAR FOR YOU! Thu, 1 May 2008 14:58:03 EST WEIGH IN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x14550417 This is wear you will post your initial weight and measurements as of MAY 14th 2008. And from then on, plan on weighing in about every week (or whenever you wish)! We can then see how this diet has changed us from this point on! Thu, 1 May 2008 14:56:10 EST Okay, here it is.... the breakdown of the diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x14550368 The principles outlined are: <BR> <BR> Eat 5 meals daily. <BR> Follow the 5 criteria for each meal. <BR> Spend 5 minutes in preparation for each meal, using only 5 ingredients. <BR> Workout 25 minutes 5 days a week for 5 weeks. <BR> Indulge in a weekly ‘cheat’ day. <BR> <BR> <BR> 5 ‘Fat-loss’ keys <BR> Metabolism — faster metabolism burns more calories, hence less fat. <BR> Exercise — stay in the fat-burning zone and build lean muscle. <BR> Right calories — consume foods with the... Thu, 1 May 2008 14:54:19 EST LETS STREAK! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x14436707 So i got this idea from another Spark Team, and really love it. It forces you to make changes to your life in small chunks. <BR> <BR> Streaking omitting or adding something to your life that you don’t already do regularly. Think of a small habit you’d like to make or break. Start off with something you know you can succeed with! <BR> <BR> So pick some habit you would like to give up or take on, and set a streaking goal! <BR> <BR> Lets see who can streak the longest. So post what you ar... Mon, 28 Apr 2008 11:08:29 EST 5 Celebrity Workout Secrets http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x14435143 Have you ever wanted to know how your favorite Hollywood celebrities manage to stay in such great shape? Believe it or not, those stunning figures you see on the red carpet are not simply the product of luck or favorable genes. However, many of the world's top celebrities and best athletes do have a secret advantage. The Celebrity Workout Secret: -- they all work with Beverly-Hills-based personal trainer Gunnar Peterson. <BR> <BR> Consistency -- According to Gunnar, celebrities are more con... Mon, 28 Apr 2008 10:33:40 EST I'm in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x14122251 Hey SLLANGFORD, <BR> <BR> Thanks for the invite! This is an awesome idea for a team, and you've got some great info started. I look forward to growing with the team. :o) <BR> <BR> Leslie Thu, 17 Apr 2008 16:09:32 EST Hello & Welcome! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x20984x14114348 Hi everyone, welcome to Celeb Secrets. I created this team to share with all of you, the secrets of the bodies that you envy! And if you have any secrets that you are hiding, let us know too! Share the SPARK! <BR> Thu, 17 Apr 2008 11:42:03 EST Fast Like a Model http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x14112776 Fasting may seem like and unhealthy way to shed pounds, but it has other key effects for the body. Fasting for a week on juice, soup and water will not only help you lose 5lbs, but it keeps skin glowing, and gets rid of all the toxins in your body. <BR> <BR> Your liver is constantly trying to rid your body of harmful toxins, and giving it a break from constant digestions lets it really purge these pjollutants quickly, to get you on your way to feeling great. This fast allows the liver and k... Thu, 17 Apr 2008 10:56:20 EST Fasting Like a Model http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5111x20984x14112702 This is my basic cardio/weights routine for a week. The Biggest Winner DVD's are my circuit lifting, so thats where i get my weights from. <BR> <BR> What does your week look like? <BR> <BR> MON: <BR> 50 min: Easy Running: <BR> Biggest Winner Shape-Up Front: <BR> 30 min: Eliptical Trainer: <BR> 10 min: Stretching: <BR> <BR> TUES: <BR> 30 min: Stair Stepper: <BR> 30 min: Biggest Winner Shape-Up Back: <BR> 30 min: Eliptical Trainer: <BR> 10 min: Stretching: <BR> <BR> WED: <BR> 40 ... Thu, 17 Apr 2008 10:53:54 EST Jessica Simpsons 5-Factor Diet and Workout Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5110x20984x14084176 According to Us Magazine, Jessica Simpson lost a reported 25 lbs in preparation for her role in Major Movie Star which starts filming July 9th. Her secret? She’s been following celeb trainer’s Harley Pasternak’s 5-Factor Diet and Fitness Plan which consists of 5 small meals a day, plus 1 cheat day, and 5 weekly workouts. Fans of Harley’s plan include Katherine Heigl, Mandy Moore, Alicia Keys, Eva Mendes and her recent ex John Mayer. <BR> <BR> Jessica’s Sample 5 Factor diet plan (1,300 calori... Wed, 16 Apr 2008 12:59:28 EST How do they do it? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x14084017 Ever wonder how celebrities like Jennifer Aniston stay in such great shape? They do it with the help of a workout regimen and a healthy eating plan. The good news is that with these diet and exercise tips, you'll be well on your way to your own great shape! <BR> <BR> Here's How: <BR> <BR> Make a plan and set attainable goals. Commit yourself to at least 3 months of eating healthy and working out and you should definitely start seeing results. If Michelle Williams could stroll the red carpet... Wed, 16 Apr 2008 12:53:41 EST Your Personality Based Workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x20984x14083958 Ok, lets get right into it. Follow this link to find out the workout and exercises that best fit your personality and lifestyle. <BR> <BR> http://quiz.ivillage.com/diet/tests/cele<BR>bworkout.htm <BR> Wed, 16 Apr 2008 12:51:31 EST