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Why Friendly Competition Should Be Built Into Your Action Plan

In part two of Chris ''SparkGuy'' Downie's personal blog, he notes the importance of competition in self-improvement, citing one of history's more famous rivalries as an example.
Posted 7/21/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 56 comments   9,018 views
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Get Inspired & Get Your Steps With This 1-Mile Walk and Talk

Goals and gratitude go hand-in-hand, especially as you work toward weight loss and a happier, healthier you. Join Jessica Smith for a fun and inspirational one-mile walk and talk.
Posted 7/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 85 comments   14,591 views
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What a Beach Boys vs. Beatles Rivalry Teaches Us About Competition

Does the idea of competition intimidate or inspire you? SparkGuy thinks competition pushes us to be great! Discover how a musical rivalry inspired his blog post this week.
Posted 6/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 74 comments   10,854 views
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50 Things to Consider Before Giving up on Your Goals

On the days when everything is going wrong and you can't imagine ever achieving your goals, you'll be happy you bookmarked this motivational list. Never quit on yourself again.
Posted 6/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 98 comments   36,002 views
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6 Incredible Stories of SparkPeople Friendship & Success

Bonds forged through the SparkPeople community happen every day, and, for many, those supportive networks are the glue that holds their ultimate dreams together.
Posted 6/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 102 comments   17,740 views
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Start Summer With Socks, Santa and Squats With Schnauzers

Remember when you hated getting socks as a gift? Not anymore. Meet the sock that your sweaty feet will love, plus an inspiring quote and the greatest, cutest squat challenge ever!
Posted 6/2/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 53 comments   14,193 views
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What a Mystery Illness Taught One Man About Weight-Loss Success

For more than 20 years, Jim Curtis has battled a mystery chronic illness. During his searching for answers, he learned some important life lessons about success and weight loss.
Posted 5/29/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 50 comments   17,457 views
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Are Your Fears and Self-Criticisms Holding You Back?

Negative self-talk is a bad habit for many of us, but what happens when it starts influencing those we love most or keeping us from achieving greatness?
Posted 5/5/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 68 comments   18,581 views
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8 Amazing Goals You Can Achieve in the Next 8 Weeks

Who's giving up on your goals right now? Not you! Recommit yourself to your goals by taking an 8-week pledge today!
Posted 3/27/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 213 comments   109,828 views
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These Are the Most Motivating Workout Songs of All Time

These songs combine the best beats with the most inspirational lyrics to motivate you to exercise!
Posted 3/18/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 195 comments   1,725,982 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 : 109 comments   50,625 views
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Study: Socializing on SparkPeople Helps with Weight Loss

A second study bolsters what our experts and millions of members already knew: The support provided by our community is invaluable. Pass it on!
Posted 3/13/2017  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 87 comments   25,320 views
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Check Out SparkPeople's New Community Goal Feed

We're excited to launch a new feature, designed to help you celebrate success, get a boost of support when times are tough and engage more easily with other members just like you!
Posted 3/9/2017  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 395 comments   104,906 views
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The Case for Stuffing Your Sorry's in a Sack

March into March with a smile on your face and determination in your heart. We've got some words of encouragement and an empowering video to start your month off right.
Posted 3/3/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 16 comments   23,608 views
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7 Must-Join SparkTeams for Goal Getters

We rounded up seven active, supportive SparkTeams for members who are looking to achieve seven common healthy lifestyle goals—one of these teams might be your perfect match!
Posted 2/7/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 15 comments   23,042 views
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