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Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain Resources

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

8 Ways to Fight 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

Have Food, Will Travel

Will you be traveling for your holiday meals this year? If so, you are not alone. This holiday season, nearly 98.6 million Americans are predicted to journey 50 miles or more from home. If your plans include an out-of-town trip, your time over the ne...  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

How do I wiegh in? The app has an old weight from
Updated 2/7/2016 12:18:43 PM

How do I wiegh in? The app has an old weight from a while back and I need to change it....  Read more

I didn't lose any weight this week, I gained 2 lbs
Updated 2/7/2016 12:17:16 PM

I didn't lose any weight this week, I gained 2 lbs but the good news is my body fat has gone down and also my BMI. So I guess that something to be proud of....  Read more

I weighted myself today after 10 days of daily exc
Updated 2/7/2016 11:47:17 AM

I weighted myself today after 10 days of daily excersise and watching my calorie intake. Sad to say I'm still at same weight and waist inches. I feel so defeated and now I just want to drown myself in cookies and milk. ??...  Read more

What keeps me motivated: I didn't gain weight afte
Updated 2/7/2016 9:46:49 AM

What keeps me motivated: I didn't gain weight after every bad food choice I made... So I'm not going to lose weight after every healthy food choice I make... Slow & steady - working towards HEALTHY - weight loss will just be a bonus! :-)...  Read more

Back to SP after trying weight watchers for a year
Updated 2/7/2016 9:43:12 AM

Back to SP after trying weight watchers for a year. I am 46 yr old mother of two who loves to run. I only have about twenty pounds to lose and would love to find some weight loss buddies. Please add me as a friend....  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

Holiday Eating

The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two ever...  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

This week for the Aspire & Inspire Turkey Trotter’s BSG Challenge we are to blog about: 'Is there anything you are planning on doing differently this year to try to mitigate any weight gain from Thanksgiving?" I definitely have a plan to mitiga...  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