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Weight Loss Secrets

The tried-and-true habits that have helped you lose weight the right way.

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Keep on Track and Keep Healthy

Some people that loose weight and get to the point where they wanted to be... in time that ticks by they sometimes revert back to the old habits and forget how much time it took to get to that AHH Moment and now your back at the start of looking in the mirror and wondering where did I go wrong .. ...

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Track Exercise and Housework Activities Every Day to Help Keep Your Exercise Program Challenging

I find that tracking my exercise program is just as important as tracking my food intake. As with recording my food intake, I have the greatest success when I make it a point to track all of my exercise activities every day. Tracking lets me know what types of activities I am doing and how long I ...

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Share with a friend when you eat out!

Sharing with a friend is such a good thing! You can share your dreams and goals for the future. You can also share daily to keep yourself motivated! I like to start my day sharing a positive thought for the day. I also enjoy hearing my friends motivating thoughts for the day. Sparkpeople positive no...

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Track the Foods (and Drinks) you Consume Every Single Day (Even those Small Snacks at the Office!)

I was most successful in my weight loss efforts when I took the time to track the foods I ate every single day. When I took the time to track the calories in that slice of cake I had at the office or the pizza slice one of my co-workers sent in my direction, it was a real eye-opener how the calorie...

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Getting It Right

Ok, so I'm determined, driven and dedicated with a very strong desire to achieve constant forward progress. I initially thought that it was possible for me to out exercise all of those sugary sweets and snacks but in all actuality it wasn't. It's not humanly possible to continue eating all that suga...

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What nutrients to track

If you've been to the "My Nutrition" page on SparkPeople's web site, you may have noticed that you can add and remove the nutrients that you want to track.

Look at all of the choices and make decisions on what to track based on what information you can use that will help you to become healthi...

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Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day to Feel Full and Eat Less

To help with my weight loss efforts I have been working to drink more water each day, and also to cut soda from my diet and replace it with water as my drink of choice.

Drinking 8 glasses of water each day helps me stay hydrated and avoid overeating. I have read articles about how people c...

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Lost but Still Feelin....

It's very frustrating to spend long hours at the gym, eat nutritiously for weeks, and yet "I" fail see weight-loss changes in the mirror or on the scale. Rest assured, I am waiting for that "ah ha" moment so I keep trying to lead a healthier lifestyle and lose weight, my body will begin to take on a...

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losing weight after surgery

my secret to losing weight is reading about how food is made , I had to have surgery last year and I don't want to have that surgery again so I have starting reading labels exercising and riding my bike to work I have lost 19 lbs since October.I am trying to stay positive and continue to eat healthy...

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The Night Owl has Retired

You've heard it before, I know I have. But sleep is just that important in the weight loss journey!

I know for me its hard, I was always a night owl. The best TV is on late at night and I didn't want to feel like I missed anything. But when I got a new job, working 8:30-5 everyday, I got into...

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