It’s hard to ignore the refreshing feeling a new year brings. It’s a chance to re-evaluate your life and think about where you might like to make changes. Statistics show that most resolutions don’t work, so we’re going dive i... Read more
Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e... Read more
A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from... Read more
Hi Everyone, have been on SP for just a little under a week, doing good so far, have lost 8 lbs. Have 160 lbs to lose so looking for weight loss buddies for the long haul. If you're interested friend me and I'll friend you. Thanks!... Read more
Does anyone know of super low impact exercises for obese people with arthritis and degenerative joint disease? I also have fibromyalgia along with arthritis and DGD. Pain is very high everyday of my life and my mobility is very low. Please help!!... Read more
Ever since I bumped up my exercise program I am hungry all day long. I eat snacks but my hunger leads me to consume average of 1650-1700 calories a day. Average burn is 650-700 calories. (according to the SP fitness tracker). I was wondering if a... Read more
If you have reached a plateau in your weight loss, try smarter not harder. Most us make the mistake of trying harder (eating less, exercising more) when we should be trying smarter (find the root cause of the plateau), Did our metabolism slow down?... Read more
I know this has been said before but the true way to loose weight is eat less exercise more...eat the foods you love just watch the portions.. the weight won't drop off but slowly it will if you stick with it...make it your life style , work on a pla... Read more
A few weeks ago I was reading through the message boards when I came across a post from Chris 'SparkGuy' Downie to a member who was asking about what type of strength training activities he could do without access to a gym or weight training... Read more
I was first introduced to balance exercises by my running coach when I developed a minor ankle injury a few years ago. However, before I even began using the balance board my coach had me do series of progressive balance exercises initially using on... Read more
An interesting article in "Time" about how simply cutting calories won't actually cut it when it comes to losing weight.
time.com/2809007/eat-less-exercise-more-is nt-the-answer-for-weight-loss/... Read more
Hi everybody! Just a little update, I'm still on plan, have tracked all my food without fail since January 1st, and am working out consistently including training for a Marathon Relay (My leg is 6.2 miles, with a full straight mile uphill! 40 ) and... Read more
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