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
Best suggestion I have is to track all of your food/beverage so that you're aware of what you're eating. You can then make conscious decisions over what you consume. I found that tracking really changed what I ate and how much.... Read more
Feeling discouraged. I let food get the best of be today. I've been really struggling these past two weeks, to believe it's possible for me to lose weight. I feel like I'm meant to be big.... Read more
When would you guys say is the best time of day to workout?? I'm currently a stay at home mommy of a 3 yr old and a 5 month old but going back to work on Monday. Plus I go to school full time for social work come May. So gym time isn't in my schedule... 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
Did you know that there are well over 300 yoga poses in the physical yoga practice? If that number seems overwhelming to you, don't worry! Learning the following five yoga postures is a great way for you to get acquainted with the practice as a b... Read more
Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve made another update to the SparkPeople Mobile app! This update is for iOS users, and if you’ve updated your app today, you’ve already seen the changes. (Note: we rolled out these cha... 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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