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Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain Resources

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

10 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

I don’t want to be the Grinch who stole Christmas dinner, but we have to ask. Just when did holidays like Hanukkah and Christmas morph from messages of love and giving to ones of food and gorging? Whether it’s one, three or seven pou...  Read more

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

Lose Weight Over the Holidays!

For weeks, you have tracked your food and exercised regularly to improve your health and alter the shape of your body. More than a "diet" or a fitness fad, you've created real lifestyle changes and built the confidence that you can stic...  Read more

11 Holiday Foods You Can Enjoy without Guilt

The holidays should be a cheerful time of year. But is the constant worry about making the "right" food choices making you feel less like a sugar plum fairy and more like a Grinch? Relax! You don't need to hibernate at home to avoid wei...  Read more

Busting the Top 5 Excuses to Overindulge During the Holidays

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Everyone was eating…even the mouse!    The most wonderful time of the year is back, and that means one thing: notorious holiday parties! ...  Read more

College student wanting to lose some weight!
Updated 4/14/2014 11:40:06 PM

I'm Angelina, a college freshman in Wisconsin. I'm looking to lose some weight for next semester, but my overall goal is to lose at least 50 pounds. If you're interested in being weight loss buddies and keeping track of how each other is doing, feel...  Read more

Hi! turned 44 and have some weight to lose
Updated 4/14/2014 2:22:39 PM

Hi! I turned 44 at the beginning of the month and saw myself in a full length mirror and I am now determined to lose weight....  Read more

Frustrated by Lack of Weight Loss...Please Help!
Updated 4/15/2014 7:33:48 PM

Hi There. I am hoping someone can give me some tips or advice about 10 stubborn pounds I can't seem to shake. A little background....I have always been about 10 pounds lighter than I am now and I feel that is my comfortable weight. Over t...  Read more

setting food and weight loss goals
Updated 4/14/2014 11:47:39 AM

I am trying to figure out how to start going about getting healthier. I want to lose a good amount of weight in the long run. I just don't know what to set as my first goal. Should I track my activity and food for a while then figure out how much to...  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