You might have noticed some SparkPeople members sharing their amazing weight loss success stories in the news recently:
Kristi, Kristin and Rosie appeared in People Magazine and on the “Ellen” show
Melissa was interview... Read more
When it comes to permanent weight loss, persistence is where the tire meets the road. There will be many ups and downs along this road, and you'll have to keep yourself going even when things get tough. If you’ve been working the previous e... Read more
Do you often find yourself wondering where your motivation went? Do you suddenly revert back to your “old ways” without really understanding why?
If this sounds familiar, you may have some basic misconceptions about motivation: what... Read more
Losing weight and maintaining healthy habits are both challenging, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't also be rewarding. Besides the intrinsic benefits that come from feeling better and reaching new goals, rewarding yourself for your health... Read more
Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat... Read more
I've been using 3 pound weights to get back into strength training. I have a question -- should I start with a few reps with the HEAVIEST weight first (5 pounds right now) and then work with the lighter 3 pound weight?
Or is it best to start wit... Read more
well I am a 44 year old woman who has let herself get the biggest I have ever been 264lbs
I have no motivation to even try to loss weight always I will start tomorrow well tired of saying that so here I am and I am fully invested... Read more
I've been consistently losing 2 pounds a week for the last 4 months and in the past 4 weeks nothing. I've completely stalled, 10 pounds away from my goal. I tried raising my calories and nothing - no gain or loss. I'm not sure what to try next, I w... Read more
As one of my visual motivators, I have an inspiration journal that I write inspiring quotes in that help me focus on my weight loss journey and other goals. I write the quote which I often find on the site and then write a positive affirmation. This... Read more
The secret for loosing weight and keeping with it for me is motivational posters. I will read the motivational quotes and when I am feeling low I will go to pinterest and look up fitness motivation or weight loss. The pictures and words lift me up a... Read more
"You can't change what was in the past…not by worrying about it, complaining about it, dwelling in it. You also can't build the future. You can impact the now…today….this moment. By impacting your n... Read more
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