Step 1 - Earn SparkPoints.
- Get points for logging in each day and doing things on the site— Go to your SparkPoints page.
- Be part of something bigger by starting or joining a SparkTeam— Explore Teams.
- Work on and track the fast break goals you set for yourself— Track Goals.
Step 2 - Exercise for at least 10 minutes, 4 times a week.
- Use our fitness tracker— Track Cardio.
- Get a strength training plan and track your exercises— Track Strength Training.
- Learn about the benefits of starting small—Read "Small Bits of Fitness Add Up" and "Give Your Workout a SparkStart."
Step 3 - Drink at least 8 cups of water each day.
- Use our water tracker— Track water consumption.
- Learn about the importance of drinking water—Read "Water Is a Secret Ingredient"
Step 4 - Learn about how to create a healthy lifestyle.
- Check out the Nutrition, Fitness and Motivation Resource Centers— Read a few articles each day.
- Use our Nutrition Tracker to learn about your eating habits— Track your food.
- See how healthy your day has been— Use the Healthy Lifestyle Scale.
Step 5 - Give and receive support and spread the Spark.
- Use our Message Boards
- Join or start a SparkTeam
- Create your own SparkPage
- Tell a Friend about SparkPeople
Although a lot of our information mentions weight loss, everyone can benefit from eating healthy, exercising regularly, and visiting our Community to find support and share common experiences. If you have questions about your program or need anything, feel free to post a message in the Site/Technical forum and we’ll do our best to help!
Finally, if you ever want to switch from our Spark5 program to our full SparkDiet, you can visit your Account Preferences page and Reset your program. After resetting your program, you can click your My Home tab to setup your SparkDiet program.