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Old Fat Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Old Fat.

Trade Secrets from the SparkPeople Coaches

Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? You could learn the tricks of the trade, straight from the experiences in their own lives. Do what they do, make the healthy choices they m...  Read more

6 Fitness Rules Meant to be Broken

We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or...  Read more

6 Diet Rules Meant to be Broken

Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs...  Read more

Are You Drinking the Wrong Kind of Milk?

Skim and almond and soy, oh my! The days of the milkman dropping off either whole or skim milk are long gone. These days, there's a dairy (or non-dairy) variety to meet every taste, dietary requirement and lifestyle—and they don't alway...  Read more

Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go

It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond...  Read more

If you meet your daily calories will the fat conte
Updated 6/21/2016 9:54:47 PM

If you meet your daily calories will the fat content affect your ability to lose weight?...  Read more

Hi. I'm Missy. I'm 27 years old 55 inches tall and
Updated 6/21/2016 8:09:47 PM

Hi. I'm Missy. I'm 27 years old 55 inches tall and 88 pounds. I also have cerebral palsy and have limited mobility. I use a wheelchair but I walk four times a week for 30 minutes with assistance for my husband. My goal is 85 pounds...  Read more

Technical question about burning fat
Updated 6/22/2016 7:11:17 AM

My reading on intermittent fasting says that the body actually has enough stores of glycogen that it can keep using them for at least 8 hours as long as NO new carbs are eaten before the body switches to using fat. However, most people who lose weigh...  Read more

Tried on a pair of my old shorts. 52lbs down yay!!
Updated 6/21/2016 9:06:30 PM

Tried on a pair of my old shorts. I feel so much better without all that extra weight....  Read more

Took my oldest to see " Finding Dory". Got myself
Updated 6/21/2016 5:44:59 PM

Took my oldest to see " Finding Dory". Got myself a bottle of water and chewed gum instead of getting junk food. Pretty proud of my decision....  Read more

Try and declutter one thing each day

Every day pick one thing to declutter, be it a drawer, a counter or your desk. Get a paper shedder and shred old bills or papers you no longer need, toss out anything you have not used in a year and give away any old clothes you no longer wear (like...  Read more

one dish at a time

When I'm drying the dishes, I dry things one at a time then carry them one at a time to the other end of the kitchen and put them away in the cupboard one at a time. In the bad old fat days I'd dry them all, stack them up, then make one trip to the c...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

10 Retro Comfort Foods, Updated

One big food and cooking trend that we’re keeping an eye on is the continued resurgence of old-fashioned recipes and methods. You may see this trend showing up in food magazines, which are emphasizing cooking techniques your grandmother would r...  Read more

Healthy, Homemade Gifts: Hearty Gourmet Oatmeal

In the middle of winter, when the mercury's dropping and the snow is piling up outside, is there anything more comforting than a bowl of oatmeal? Judging from your answers last week, most of you agree with me. Plain old oatmeal becomes a tedious brea...  Read more

My old fat clothes.

I gathered all my large clothes and took them to Goodwill. I have the clothes I'm going to get into hanging in my bedroom so I can measure my weight without scales....  Read more

My Old Fat Clothes?

I definitely wouldn't keep my bigger clothes after I reach my goal. I will have no reason to hold on to the past....  Read more