All Entries For weight loss

Spark Spotlight: Amber (BABYSTEPS2015)

It's easy to lose motivation and give up after a diet or exercise setback -- but Amber pushed through, made adjustments and got back on track!
Posted 6/4/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 31 comments   9,041 views
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How Ditching Sugar and Sticking with SparkPeople Turned Karen's Life Around

After a debilitating accident, Karen found herself more determined than ever to lose weight and recover. It turned out that a sugar-free lifestyle was her key to success.
Posted 5/24/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 58 comments   18,947 views
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How Beth Lost 230+ Pounds and Reclaimed Her Life

Losing 230 pounds doesn’t just change how you look—it also changes how you think and feel. For 53-year-old Beth, the road hasn't always been easy, but it's certainly been worth it.
Posted 5/10/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 107 comments   57,889 views
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9 SparkPeople Articles Every Beginner Should Read

New to SparkPeople? Discover 10 great articles that will get you on track to achieve your wildest weight-loss dreams in this month's Go Get It Guide!
Posted 1/5/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 81 comments   21,234 views
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The True Power of Setting the Right Goals

We preach the power of goal setting for good reason--the right goal can make or break your motivation. Learn how to make goals that stick and finally find success.
Posted 12/15/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 90 comments   23,534 views
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100 Amazing Reasons to Start Losing Weight Today

We asked SparkPeople members why starting the weight-loss journey today is a better idea than putting it off until tomorrow and here are their 100 best responses.
Posted 12/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 123 comments   49,357 views
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Breaking Up With Sugar Helped Jon Lose 260 Pounds

After successfully losing 260 pounds, Jon wants to inspire others to believe that it's never too late to make a change.
Posted 9/25/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 157 comments   59,727 views
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What Do You Wish People Knew About Being Overweight?

People who have never been overweight or obese can't grasp the day-to-day struggles of living with those extra pounds. We asked some members to share their stories.
Posted 8/7/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 140 comments   48,271 views
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Can Sweat-Inducing Methods Really Accelerate Weight Loss?

Do products that promote sweating and turn up the heat really help keep those pounds off for good? Let's find out if these four products really deliver and are even safe to try.
Posted 8/2/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 76 comments   34,102 views
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Does Hypnosis for Weight Loss Really Work?

Is it a shortcut to skinny... or just a lot of hype? Find out whether weight-loss hypnosis really works, and what to look for if you're considering giving it a try.
Posted 6/22/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 80 comments   34,689 views
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Why Weight Loss Is Not 80% Diet and 20% Fitness

Weight loss comes with a lot of blindly accepted truths, including that success is achieved through 80 percent diet and 20 percent fitness. SparkGuy doesn't exactly agree.
Posted 6/9/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 111 comments   82,767 views
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7 Fun Ways to Visually Track Weight Loss Progress

Watch the weight melt away! Weight loss isn't easy, but it can become a little more fun with one (or more) of these visual methods for monitoring your progress.
Posted 5/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 164 comments   85,816 views
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4 Ways to Beat the Heat and Stay Hydrated This Summer

Stay cool and enjoy all of your favorite summer activities with these four hydration tips.
Posted 5/11/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 22,034 views
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How Much Exercise Do You REALLY Need to Lose Weight?

If you're trying to lose weight, you probably need more than the general recommended amount of exercise -- but how much more?
Posted 5/2/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 1456 comments   1,646,747 views
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65 of the Most Motivating Mantras

Do you have a mantra? Whether it's mental, verbal or written, the right message can be a powerful tool in motivating you to become the best version of yourself.
Posted 3/17/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 152 comments   77,990 views
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