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SparkPeople Instagram Hits 20,000 Inspired Followers!

Our Instagram account has reached 20,000 followers--check out what you've been missing!
Posted 8/31/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 0 comments   8,232 views
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15 Things to Tell Yourself When You Want to Quit

You're at the 20-minute mark in your workout when you start to hear it, that voice saying "Stop" and "No, you can't." Discover the sayings our staff and members use to keep going!
Posted 8/19/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 13 comments   30,061 views
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29 Ways to Make the Most of This February 29th

Every four years, we get an extra 24 hours in February thanks to the Earth's orbit. Here are 29 unique ways to enjoy that bonus day to the fullest.
Posted 2/26/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 20 comments   14,704 views
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25 Ways to Have a Single Celebration on Valentine's Day

There's no need to be single and sad on Valentine's Day! We have 25 awesome ways to spend the day--and none involve crying along to sad love songs.
Posted 2/4/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 4 comments   14,347 views
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The Most Motivating Video You'll See All Week

SparkGuy talks about the most motivational video he's seen lately--and why teamwork is so important for reaching major goals.
Posted 11/2/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 12 comments   16,977 views
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An Easy Step to Reach Big Breakthroughs

SparkGuy is here to talk about an easy technique he's discovered to help you reach big, life-changing goals. You might be one step away from your biggest breakthrough yet!
Posted 10/26/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 4 comments   15,473 views
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How to Get Back Up When You're Down

SparkGuy checks in to tell you his favorite motivating quote of the week! Plus, get updates to our mobile apps, check in to get motivated to reach your goals, and more.
Posted 10/19/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 8 comments   21,025 views
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Back On Track: A Consistency Challenge for August!

Need a boost of motivation to help you reach your goals through the end of the summer season? We've got a challenge to help you out!
Posted 7/29/2014  6:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 449 comments   114,337 views
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9 Body-Positive Quotes to Boost Your Self-Esteem

When you need a little boost of self-esteem (and who doesn't), here are 9 of our favorite quotes and mantras.
Posted 4/15/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 64 comments   297,883 views
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10 Motivational Twitter Feeds to Follow Today

Here are the top 10 motivational twitter feeds you should be following right now!
Posted 4/4/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 17 comments   91,911 views
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3 Ways to Get Back on Track During an Off Day

We've all had off days where we just don't feel like exercising or sticking to a healthy eating plan. Here are three ways to maintain your motivation when the going gets tough.
Posted 3/27/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 29 comments   80,528 views
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55 Things the Scale Won't Tell You

Do you find yourself beating yourself up over the number on the scale? The next time you have a disappointing weigh-in, turn to this list for a little perspective.
Posted 3/17/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 64 comments   158,462 views
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5 No-Fail Motivational Quotes

Get a quick boost of inspiration whenever you need it.
Posted 1/31/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 37 comments   67,990 views
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Why 'Fitspiration' Isn't So Inspirational

All of those ''fitspirational'' images online may be more harmful than you think. Here's how to feel empowered without the unrealistic pictures and mantras.
Posted 11/29/2013  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 115 comments   70,571 views
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One Easy Way to Stay on Track in December

Stay accountable through the holidays with our #SparkTheSeason challenge. There's no better way to start off 2014 on the right foot!
Posted 11/21/2013  12:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 65 comments   41,340 views
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