SparkPeople College Fitness Team Messageboard This is an all inclusive team made for college students to support one another in every way possible. The goal is to go on this journey together and learn from each other each step of the way! SparkPeople College Fitness Team Messageboard New Year Resolutions Hi everyone! <BR> I know its late January but I would love to have us all look back at those goals we set for ourselves a month ago and reflect on how we are doing and our success so far! <BR> I only made a couple of resolutions for myself this year because I usually make too many and can never keep up with them <BR> <BR> My resolutions are: <BR> 1. To (eventually) run a 5k in under 27 minutes. Right now I can barely run 2 miles, but I'm working on it! <BR> <BR> 2. Get enough money in scho... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:06:22 EST New Team Leader Hi everyone!! My name is Amanda and I'm currently a sophomore in college studying wildlife biology! I would love to get this team back up and running and I encourage you all to post something reintroducing yourself and making an effort to support other members! <BR> I hope your new year is going great so far and if you need any help or encouragement, I'm always here for you! <BR> Thanks, <BR> Amanda Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:23:49 EST Hey everyone! Hey everyone, my name is Daisy and I go to Florida State University! I didn't gain the freshman 15, and even loss some since I came to college (I think it is all the walking to classes and up the crazy hills on campus) so I want to continue this trend! Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:31:11 EST New Team Leader! Hey everybody! I'm the new team leader and I'll be helping you guys reach your weight goals! If you have any questions you can come to me, and I encourage everyone to post on this page and share their progress! We're all in this together and need to support each other! Sat, 19 Jan 2013 19:00:00 EST Imagine me College student in pursuit of happiness, self-expression, and health. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 02:45:37 EST Want to see some action in here! Hey everyone! My name is Amanda. I'm almost 20 years old and i'm over 250 pounds. It's time to get it off! I know it will be so much easier with encouragement and support from others my age. I thought about becoming the new team leader, but i want to give it some time to get used to it first. Anyways, I hope to see some more action on this team. I'm here for support and motivation! talk to you soon! Sun, 1 Jul 2012 19:38:08 EST What's Your Dream? I'm Day Dreaming to be 111lbs and Get a boyfriend. Realistic? I made this youtube video to hopefully help out the process. they are both quit large goals! Heres the link: <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Leave me comments, likes, let me know what you think. feed back is always fun! Wed, 11 Apr 2012 03:46:02 EST Hello My name is Ali, I'm a freshman at SFSU and I really need to get motivated to loose my extra weight that I feel is keeping me back from being social and having a good college experience. I just started taking dieting and exercising seriously very recently, and I really hope to keep it up! Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:47:53 EST New to SP and this group! Hi everyone, I am a female college sophomore looking to burn fat and get fit! My New Years resolution is to maintain a regular workout routine and healthier eating habits! I already feel great after completing my first day and accomplishing all of my daily and FastBreak goals! <BR> <BR> I go to a community college in Southern California and am planning on transferring to a 4yr University to complete my studies. Majoring in Biology with a focus on Genetics or Evolutionary Biology, and I also ... Sun, 8 Jan 2012 02:17:10 EST New and Buddy Searching :) Hi ya'll - <BR> I'm a college freshman and would love a buddy to lose weight with. I'd prefer someone my height and weightish but any budy is fine with me :) I need someone to keep me motivated and will always be available to talk <BR> <BR> Height: 5'4 <BR> Weight: 128 <BR> Goal Weight:115 (atm) Tue, 13 Dec 2011 10:35:51 EST Team Challenge Ideas Got a challenge idea that the whole team could enjoy? Post it here! Sun, 11 Dec 2011 18:57:15 EST FRESH Birthdays! Post your birthday here for a gift from us! Tue, 6 Dec 2011 18:42:11 EST Challenge Week Starting Sunday, Dec 4th (Easier than starting on the 1st) we'll have our fist December challenge! This challenge will last 1 week (Dec 4th-11th) and will have 3 tasks to complete each day. The winner will get a team spark trophy and bragging rights!!! WOO HOO! <BR> Here are your tasks: <BR> 1. HUDDLE with the team 1x per day <BR> 2. SPREAD THE SPARK 1x per day (either on the forums here or on a fellow FRESHIE's sparkpage) *NOTICE* They MUST be on THIS team, not another team. <BR> 3. Post 1 ... Thu, 1 Dec 2011 01:42:21 EST <em>220</em> Quickie FRESH <em>220</em> The purpose of this thread is for us to post the highs and lows of our day. It'll help bring the team together in encouragement and support. :) <BR> <em>220</em> Thu, 1 Dec 2011 00:45:10 EST FRESH December Hey all you FRESHIES! Here is the December thread where you can post your goals for the month, New Year's Resolutions, quick recaps of November, and stuff like that. Here is a great link for a healthy December! <BR> Sparkpeople's December Calendar: <BR> <link><BR>ion_articles.asp?id=971 </link> <BR> <em>306</em> Thu, 1 Dec 2011 00:31:08 EST FRESH Thanksgiving What are your thanksgiving plans? What is you favorite part about thanksgiving (and yes, it can be about the food, food is not evil! MODERATION!)? What steps are you taking to stay on target with you goals? What are you thankful for? <BR> Have a happy, healthy, FRESH Thanksgiving! <BR> <em>465</em> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 15:59:35 EST looking for support! hey guys im claire!! <BR> im new to all of this but i would really like to find someone who wants to go through this whole weight loss thing with me...i need motivation! Wed, 2 Nov 2011 22:11:50 EST Hey Hey :) Hey, my name is Caitlyn. I'm a freshman in college right now and I intend to major in Anthropology and minor in Latin American Studies. I'm looking forward to meeting new, proactive, awesome people on here! Sat, 22 Oct 2011 23:32:48 EST Eating between classes So I have found myself eating from vending machines between classes, but realized there is healthier stuff in the caff like salad. What do you guys eat between classes? Sun, 14 Aug 2011 19:08:38 EST Organization and Studying I just did a reflection of my past school year and the times I eat the most is when I am under a lot of stress. Please share with me any helpful tips for studying and note taking so I don't cozy up to chocolate when I am in a crunch. :D Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:54:14 EST Hi, I'm Angel. :) I'm new on here. I need to lose about 40 pounds. I would love any kind of motivation you guys can offer. I know that I'll need a lot of help. I have a job, a son, a husband, and I'm going to school in about a month. I've been trying to lose weight for a really long time, seems like my whole life. Hopefully this site will help me get the job done. :) Wed, 6 Jul 2011 22:01:03 EST new team leader! hey everyone! i'm the new team leader for this group so post in here and intoduce yourself!! :) Sun, 26 Jun 2011 16:35:21 EST New to the team Hey Guys! <BR> Im Becca and Im new to them. Im going into my first year of College in the fall and I am looking for a buddy. <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> Becca Thu, 26 May 2011 09:44:27 EST Looking for a buddy Hi, <BR> <BR> So I'm new, and I was looking for a buddy to help keep me on track. I'm majoring in psychology in college and I play rugby, just as a random get to know me :) Hope to hear from yall soon :) Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:11:32 EST New :) My name is Laura, and I'm a freshman in college! I used SparkPeople first semester of my senior year in high school and lost about 15 pounds! But 2nd semester, everything got a little crazy, and I gained half of that back. I did Weight Watchers over the summer and lost what I gained back 2nd semester, but I started college in the fall and gained it back again! Haha, I've gained and lost the same 5 or 6 pounds the whole time I've been in college and I'm trying to finally lose them for good! I ... Tue, 26 Apr 2011 22:26:23 EST New and looking for a buddy! :) Hi everyone! I'm new, obviously. My name is Kylie and I am a freshman in college. I have noticed lately that my eating and exercising habits have gotten awful! I'm here to focus on getting healthy. Although I would really like to lose weight, that is not my ultimate goal. I would love a buddy for motivation if anyone is interested! :) Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:35:14 EST new Hi everyone my names Aubree I'm a freshman in college & a single mommy. I' am battling the bulge,& hoping to find more motivation thru SP. Sun, 16 Jan 2011 01:09:28 EST Fun ways to exercise I was wondering what others do to get in exercise in a fun way. I know my school offers snowshoeing and skiing every Wednesday night and on the weekends in the winter, which in the spring turns to hiking and kayaking. I go with a group of 3 or 5 friends and it's always a lot of fun, and you don't even realize you're also getting a great workout in. My indoor favorites are zumba and inner tube water polo. Zumba is great for girls and guys! I introduced my two best guy-friends to it as a joke a... Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:38:23 EST NEW(: Hi I'm Marissa and I just figured this whole 'spark teams' thing out. seems awesome! I can't wait to get to know people. Thu, 22 Jul 2010 02:33:37 EST Dorm Food???Ughhh Hi. I'm only going to be a freshman in college this fall, and I'm a little worried about the dorm food. I've been eating so darn good lately, and feeling so much better. How can I keep doing this while being on a meal plan? Am I going to have to eat salad for every meal??? Ah! <BR> <BR> -Ericka! Tue, 13 Jul 2010 17:05:18 EST Hey : ) NEW to this :) first of all my name is chelsea : ) <BR> <BR> I'm so happy I found sparks people I think this is going to be a great site that i can check daily and be able to monitor my body more carefully...... <BR> <BR> I am a freshman in college and wanted to be a part of a team that can relate to what I'm going through..... I have gained weight since my jr year in highschool and have gone to a whopping 160 pounds...........! which is a lot for being only 5 3'....I want to get down to at least 130..... Thu, 25 Feb 2010 03:18:09 EST Hi im new here... Hey i am i freshmen and i just started on spark people i was on spark teen for a while but now i am restarting my goals. i went to a large university for the fall but there were to many things working against me and i gained some weight not a whole lot. i also gained bad eating habits so. i am now living home again and going to community college which is good because there is better food here lol. my mom and i are on the south beach diet but i am hoping that i can make those things concrete w... Tue, 23 Feb 2010 21:51:30 EST Hello :) I'm new to this group. I am a freshman in college and so far I have actually lost a little bit of weight. I go to a university where I bike everywhere so it's nice because even the days I am unable to workout I get a little exercise. Anyway, I am looking to lose about 20 pounds. I need buddies on here and lots of encouragement! <BR> <BR> Ariel Wed, 13 Jan 2010 13:26:12 EST Hey My name is Jordan and I am only a week and a half into the SparkPeople program. I joined this group because I feel like I can be healthy with the help of people my own age. Recently I have found it very hard to stay motivated, but I have found a site with some ideas that hopefully will help not only me, but all of you. Enjoy! <link><BR>Loss/ways_to_stay_motivated.asp </link> Thu, 6 Aug 2009 14:17:45 EST SNACK time Late night study sessions can be stressful and overwhelming. Before you reach for those m&m's or starburst, think of a healthier alternative. Please list your favorite healthy snack ideas to help everyone out! <BR> <BR> 100 calorie kettle corn popcorn <BR> sunflower seeds <BR> kashi bars <BR> canned fruit (if fresh isn't available) Wed, 10 Dec 2008 23:51:13 EST PICTURE! hello everyone! <BR> well, we clearly need a picture for our group. I'm not sure about you, but visuals really motivate me. Does anyone have any ideas for the picture that represents our group? Wed, 10 Dec 2008 23:48:12 EST let's get it started! hey everyone! i think that we should make a collective weekly goal. maybe a certain amount of time doing cardio or anything like that. let me know what you think! Sat, 8 Nov 2008 13:58:57 EST hi hi everyone <BR> <BR> I hope everyone is having great success with their weight loss goals. I wish everyone the best of luck. I have only been on SparkPeople for 3 days now and I love it. I made it to the gym today <em>41</em> nand I am so proud as I am starting my new exercise program. Wish me luck. There is no such thing as the Freshman 15 :) Mon, 27 Oct 2008 12:51:01 EST