You know that scene in High Fidelity where John Cusack is touting the importance of the perfectly crafted mix tape? A tape that has to kick off with a killer track to grab attention, then take it up a notch, then cool it off a notch?
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Coaches, mentors, trainers, teammates, partners, fans. Even the greatest athletes in the world can’t do it alone.
People naturally perform better when others are on their side and helping out. Even in everyday nutrition and fitness, we&rsq... Read more
When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq... Read more
Not long ago, you were energetic and determined to start your healthy lifestyle. Starting with enthusiasm and hope, you watched your food intake diligently, exercised like it was going out of style, and even avoided the temptation that seemed to lurk... Read more
SparkPeople has a wide variety of resources to help you reach your health and fitness goals. Finding support from others who share common experiences and goals can be an important part of your success. The Community Message Boards and SparkTeams are... Read more
I have been trying on my own to eat healthy and going slow and steady, but back on track today with everything I eat, drink and scrubbing my shopping list to only stock good items for recipes.... Read more
I am a dieter with medical problems, diabetes 2 (controlled), diverticulitis (controlled), thyroid (controlled), and other things, and my husband, whom I care for has a diabetes pump for juvenile diabetes, neuropathy, and other things. I do cook wit... Read more
When I am trying to post a message or a response in the game room, I frequently get a white page with the message that a problem occurred with the page and it needed to be reloaded. A number of those times I've been bumped off the site, needing to l... Read more
Posting anything on the internet can bring a lot of comments and feedback -- some positive and some negative. I wonder though, if it weren't for the anonymity of the internet would the same people that leave negative comments and feedback say the... Read more
Last week was Birdie Varnedore's time to shine. First, the 35-year-old SparkPeople member was featured in People magazine--in her bikini. Then, she went on Good Morning America to talk about her 140-pound weight loss--and she even mentioned SparkPeop... Read more
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