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
If you’re getting bored with your normal strength training routine, or if you’re not getting the results you’re looking for, think about trying HIT: High Intensity Training.
HIT is a specialized approach to strength training th... Read more
There's more to healthy eating and weight loss than simply tracking your food. How you think about food and respond to hunger, eating cues, and cravings also affect your diet and overall health.
As babies, we ate intuitively: We fussed when... Read more
Most people are creatures of habit. We go to the grocery store on the same day every week and fill our carts with the same stuff. If it’s Monday, chicken's for dinner and Wednesday always means spaghetti. We are comforted with knowing what... 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
What do you guys usually eat after a workout? I have a protein shake after workout which include a handful of spinach,10 strawberries,4oz carrot juice,4oz acai juice,ice,and protein mix. Thats all til lunch time.Should i eat something else with it?... Read more
I'm starting fresh today for a healthier me in the future. I have contemplated weight loss surgery or the stomach band but I want to try AGAIN to do this on my own and I think Spark People can help me. I want to be much healthier... Read more
I had three weeks of bad eating and promptly put on 6kg - a bit of a shame as I have lost 4st 4 pounds, but not any more!!
Have such bad carbohydrate cravings, mainly bread!!!! But had now cakes and my son's breakfast bars over the last few weeks.... Read more
If you are ever tempted by a candy bar or other sweets and snacks just tell yourself over and over that you could eat right and lose the weight now, and eat the sweets later. Tell yourself that you could always buy a 60 cent candy bar or a 99 cent ba... Read more
Editor's Note: This blog is part of our "Hello from SparkGuy" series--a weekly post where SparkGuy himself stops by to motivate, inspire and share a bit about what's going on at SparkPeople. Hello, SparkPeople Members!I hope la... Read more
I remember the first time I went through the 100 days and came across this idea of eat smaller amounts less often. What the plan is - is to include the foods you love into your eating plan, but just eat a smaller amount of it and not very often.
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Day 25 - smaller amounts, less often
So this is referring to eating your favorite goodies. You don't have to cut them out of your plan, but instead eat: "smaller amounts, less often".
You will need to plan ahead and determine how much and... Read more
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