You might be gung-ho about tackling new goals, but not so fast! The best way to set yourself up for success is to make sure that your goals are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. Using these guidelines is a proven way to c... Read more
Did you know that helping other people is one of the best ways to stay on track and reach your own goals? Read on to learn why and how you can apply this at SparkPeople.com…
When members decide to step forward and take leaders... Read more
This article has been a long time coming. In fact, it’s probably several years overdue. Why? Because… I’m a closet procrastinator.
I’ve been too aware for too long that I’ve suffered this affliction. In college, 73... Read more
Once you've created your vision statement for weight-loss, you probably know the general direction you want to move. The next step is to work out the particular short- and intermediate-term goals that will get you moving in that direction, follow... Read more
If you're someone who was always picked last for teams in kickball or dreaded running around the school parking lot during gym class, your dislike for physical activity likely came at an early age. Maybe you never needed exercise as a way to main... Read more
So excited, past wk my goal was to walk 1+ miles for my daily walk. NOT competitive or a fitbiter wearer i did maintain this goal. Today I challenged myself to up it & walked to breakfast & took the long way home--2 1/4 miles later ended up home.... Read more
I am wondering how people come to their goal weight... I have seen many people aiming for weights that will likely still be high unless they are tall (e.g. 150 for someone who is 5'3"). Just can't imagine that being health unless they are ultra-fit.... Read more
...or cupboard, or closet, or shelf, or tote... etc. Set a goal that once per ___ (week? day?) you will clean out one of section of your living space. (Glove compartment, plastic container full of office supplies, dining room table, junk drawer, cr... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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When we were researching and writing our best-selling book, The Spark we discovered 27 secrets of success that thousands of successful SparkPeople members have used to reach their goals, lose weight and keep it off. Some secrets--including these--are... Read more
Nicole Joranstaad has been curling since she was a teenager, but this marks her first Olympics. This 29-year-old Madison, Wisconsin, resident is committed to healthy eating and goal setting to help her achieve her Olympic dreams. Though they're out... Read more
So far in the Summer BLC, I've lost a total of 2 pounds, a quarter inch off my waist, and a half inch off my belly. These are not spectacular results compared to other Big Losers, but for me, it is huge since I have been on a weight plateau for 6 mon... Read more
I've really struggled with trying to set any goals these past few years. Seemed that for a while the only one I could manage for a year or to was to drag myself out of bed daily, 5 days a week and go to work. And that was about it. And that was tr... Read more
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