It might be more fun to gain Sparkpoints, however I have decided that for me it is more important to gain Fitness Minutes. My new goal is to have more Fitness Minutes at the end of each month than I have Sparkpoints.
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Instead of making those resolutions that barely last 10 days let alone 12 months - make some goals with positive non-food related rewards. Like I'm going to be below xxx lbs by Feb and I will get a massage for reaching it.
Eat what you want, but eat everything/anything in moderation.
For all my weight loss (and moreover, maintenance), I have not been super concerned with how many carbs vs proteins vs fats, or good vs bad carbs, etc... I know I need a reasonable mix, and I know not to overdo anything. So yeah, I pretty much ignore the so-called nutritional advice, other than ..
... to not overdo (read: overeat) anything in particular or too much overall. Proof of my success? I haven't put on more than 2 pounds at any given point since losing the wieght almost 3 years ago. And I eat ANYTHING I desire.
This is a band that you wear when you exercise that counts your exercise minutes and for every 60, you earn 60 points which can be redeemed for gift cards. You can earn 60 points each day - on those days when I feel like quitting after 45 minutes, I push myself to do the full 60 to earn the points, it is an excellent motivator. This is available at s2h.com
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