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Weight Maintenance Secrets

The best tips and advice for life after weight loss. If you do not have a weight-loss goal, how do you maintain a healthy weight?

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Weight Maintenance is a must..

When we get to the point of our Weight and we just cant stop and not do anything.. We need to always have a Weight Maintenance Plan .. I would say keep a eye on measuring about every two or three weeks.. Still keep a eye on how your cooking and how much you eat.. If you start to feel like things are...

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Enlist your spouse to help you stay on track

My husband has helped me maintain my goal weight for almost 8 years now by (1) weighing and measuring just about everything we eat and by doing much of the cooking. (2) He is always ready to split a meal when we go out to eat and we can even have a little dessert by splitting whatever we order. We ...

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Maintenance for After Your There

So you made it this far.. You have reached your goal and now what will you do...Well I am almost there and I now am trying to set up a Maintenance Strategy to make sure it stays off.. I really do not want to go back to the old body that had been through a lot and then work it all off just to turn ar...

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Now go workout


Yep. This is our inner voice, telling us we are tired, we did this two days ago, we don't feel good. NOPE. Get up and get out there.

Why should I? Because taking care of you is your job. It is your lifetime commitment to you. Exercise is an important component of that. I could cite a LOT...

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Ways to Maintain Your Weight Loss

You've probably heard that 95 percent of all diets fail. In other words, almost everyone who loses weight eventually regains it. This isn't true, but it's easy to understand why so many of us believe it.

The problem isn't really with diets. It's with a lack of guidance after your diet. After...

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MAINTAINING WILL BE HARD

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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Keep Sparking - don't disappear!

Many people think that "well, I'm at goal, I'm done and free!!" and then...they disappear from Spark.

My tip: Don't. Don't leave Spark.

Keep active through Maintenance, join the Maintenance team, take on a leadership role to pay it forward...keep doing what you a...

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Us the Nutrition Tracker Religiously

I've lost 35 pounds, made it to my goal almost a year ago now. My secret to success is that I use the Nutrition Tracker religiously. EVERY single thing I eat is recorded there. I don't cheat. Sometimes I skip doing it on the weekends, but on Monday I try to remember it all and put it in, lots of tim...

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HOLDING MY OWN

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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Maintaining Weight Loss

Whether you're trying to lose weight, gain weight, or stick to your current weight, you might be tempted to look up the suggested calories per day for your gender, age, and activity level. The following chart should only be used as a reference point because every person is so different metabolically...

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