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Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain.

8 Ways to Ward Off Winter Weight Gain

Imagine that it’s April. The weather is warming up and it’s time to pull your spring clothes out of storage, including the bathing suit you shoved in the back of your closet in September. While doing your spring cleaning, you start to try...  Read more

Healthy Holiday Desserts

Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol...  Read more

Health(ier) Holiday Favorites

It's easy to get off track when it comes to eating during the holidays. Although the traditional holiday table can be filled with high calorie and high fat foods, there are ways to save calories without sacrificing taste. Here we share healthy ma...  Read more

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Winter

Winter is here, and for many people that means dry, flaky and cracked skin. Many skincare experts advise switching to more moisturizing hair and skincare products during the blustery months to avoid these problems. But before you invest in high-price...  Read more

Make Your New Year's Momentum Last

On January 1st, many of us are geared up to get healthy and fit. But, by mid-February, our diets are faltering and our fitness routines start getting stale. Falling out of a resolution can be a fast downward spiral. If you’re someone who thrive...  Read more

Swimming -- weight gain
Updated 7/31/2014 12:02:23 PM

Since I started swimming about 4X per week. 237 I haven't lost any weight, but I've lost several inches. 7 I can FEEL the difference in my legs and arms -- I'm stronger. I just wish this "exercise" plateau would pass! ...  Read more

Weight loss buddy 12-14
Updated 7/31/2014 12:26:02 AM

message me i will get back with you tomorrow 381 30...  Read more

Weight Gain With Caloric Deficit?
Updated 7/31/2014 11:57:34 AM

I recently began what I thought would become a foolproof method of losing weight. However, instead of losing weight, I seem to be gaining it. I do about 45 minutes of upper-body strength training when I go to the gym 3 times a week, usually burning a...  Read more

stress and weight
Updated 7/31/2014 11:58:02 AM

last two weeks I have been stressing out about medicare stuff and trying to get life insurance I can afford because my 15 yr term ended..i gained this week and that's the only reason I can think I gained. any suggestions. I am trying so hard to at le...  Read more

Losing the "new teacher" weight
Updated 7/30/2014 9:57:45 PM

Hi everyone! Just checking in as a new user here on Sparkpeople. I am 27 years old and am going into my fourth year of teaching middle school English. I love what I do and am very dedicated, but I have certainly put on some "stress weight" as thin...  Read more

Keep Realistic Goals

With the holidays approaching quickly, it is more realistic to change your weight goal from wanting to drop some pounds to trying to maintain your weight. The holiday season is the greatest test of portion control ever. Sure there are things that a...  Read more

Give It Away!

If someone gives you a food gift this holiday season, you can re-gift it to avoid the temptation!...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

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Do You Have a Plan of Attack for the Holidays?

For many of us, this time of year is full of temptations and distractions to get off track from your diet and exercise program.  You could easily choose to do some Christmas shopping instead of heading to the gym for a workout.  Or you migh...  Read more

Avoiding Holiday weight gain

My plan is to log everything in my nutrition guide prior to consuming. During Thanksgiving I didn't do this and ended up eating everything in sight because I was not holding myself accountable....  Read more

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

I love the holidays- the decorations, music, and movies. I love the traditions. It all starts Thanksgiving Day and doesn't end until I get back from vacation. Black Friday includes Starbucks hot chocolate, breakfast, and lunch out. Later that...  Read more