New on SparkPeople Radio: Banning Phones at Races

By , SparkPeople Blogger
In this week's episode of SparkPeople Radio, listen a roundup of the week's healthy news, then hear how Denise lost 100 pounds and kept it off. Learn why one marathon is considering banning mobile phones, and find out how being a Browns or a Ravens fan can affect your waistline. Plus: We'll countdown the top 7 ways we know you'll fail at weight loss.  Read on for more info or click here to listen now!

In the News: Flip-Flops & Allergies
Topping this week's headlines are two stories we had to share: Did you know that your choice of footwear could lead to more car accidents? And is your hometown high on the list of fall allergy hotspots?

Interview: Denise (GETFIT2LIVE)
Denise (GETFIT2LIVE) has not only lost 100 pounds, but she has kept it off for over a week. Find out how she did it--and hear about her most recent fitness accomplishment.

Should Phones Be Banned in Marathons?
A marathon is considering banning cellphones after some people were injured… you'll never believe how it happened!

How Football Teams Affect Fans' Eating Habits
Researchers say that fans eat healthier on game day when their teams win. If they lose, they reach for fatty food. If you're trying to lose weight, should you switch your alliance?

Why You'll Fail
Did we get your attention? We're sharing our top 7 signs that someone is going to give up on weight loss--and how to reverse your fate if you have any of these demotivating habits.

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I was wondering about the keeping your weight off for a week, got me sitting here giggling. Report
Just a slight correction--I've kept over 100 pounds off for over a year, not over a week. :) Report
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