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Starting A Wellness Program Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Starting A Wellness Program.

Why You Should Hire a Health Coach

When I was growing up, coaches led sports teams. I had a swim coach, and my brother had a baseball coach. Friends who participated in athletics had coaches dedicated to helping them improve performance in their chosen sport.   In the last de...  Read more

10 Tips for Starting a Wellness Program Today

It’s never too late to begin your journey in wellness! Here are 10 steps you can take today to get started. 1. Write out your goals and desires. What’s your wellness vision? Where do you envision yourself three to five years fr...  Read more

Dos and Don'ts of a Successful Fitness Plan

Starting a fitness program doesn’t have to be overwhelming when you are armed with the proper tools to get things rolling. Once you’ve committed to getting in shape, there are several things you can do to ensure you’ll exceed your s...  Read more

An Introduction to the Spinning Program

My first experience with this revolutionary indoor cycling activity seems like a distant memory. As I walked into the room, the lights were dimmed and candles were lit around the room. People all around me were wearing these tight black shorts an...  Read more

4 Mindless Habits That Are Hurting Your Weight Loss

If you’ve ever tried to break a bad habit, health-related or otherwise, you know how difficult it can be. Every morning, you awake to a daunting, gut-wrenching choice: to commit to change or to fall short of your goals. Those of you who have ta...  Read more

I started to go to weight watchers but it started
Updated 4/26/2016 11:28:00 PM

I started to go to weight watchers but it started to get expensive. I couldn't afford it but made it to my goal....  Read more

Started at 288 lbs last Monday and already at 281!
Updated 4/27/2016 12:43:32 AM

Started at 288 lbs last Monday and already at 281!!!...  Read more

I am starting to try to loose weight.
Updated 4/26/2016 11:26:31 PM

I am starting to try to loose weight....  Read more

Started off my journey 8 months ago weighing 215 p
Updated 4/26/2016 10:46:02 PM

Started off my journey 8 months ago weighing 215 pounds, currently at 150 pounds. This has been the most hardest year of my life, don't know where I found motivation.. But one question, WHY IS IT SO HARD too lose those last few pounds???? 😏...  Read more

How do I get started? The mind is willing but I s
Updated 4/26/2016 10:08:00 PM

How do I get started? The mind is willing but I stuck in my chair...I just can't seem to get motivated...😞...  Read more

Take Advantage of Free Wellness Programs

My gym offers free wellness programs 3-4 times a year, to help members stay of track. If your gym also offer these these programs, with classes/lectures, they may help you stay positive regarding your goals.211...  Read more

Me first

Staying on my health & wellness journey has only worked for me if I continue to do it for ME. Focusing on myself has been a major hurdel for me to overcome...  Read more

30 Somethings Sparkers

This group is for the MTV Generation! Whether you have baby weight to lose, you're jump-starting a new phase in your life, or are committed to being a healthier you, you've found the right group!...  Read more

Set Realistic Goals for Success

When someone sets a weight-loss goal (or any goal), it needs to be realistic because that is what sets us up to succeed. If we set some wild and crazy goals for ourselves that is too difficult or that we know cannot be achieved, we are setting oursel...  Read more

Get LIVE Canyon Ranch Online Coaching for FREE!

Editor’s note: SparkPeople has partnered with Canyon Ranch to provide this survey. The contests are entirely sponsored by Canyon Ranch.  Fill out the survey below for a chance to participate in a free eight-week online healthy we...  Read more

Starting a Wellness Program

Read an article on Spark today about starting a wellness program
cles.asp?id=269 So I decided to go ahead and write out my 'wellness program' 1. Write out your goals and desires I want to lose...  Read more

Starting My Wellness Program

Today I really got into Sparking. First thing this morning I walked to the mailbox & back, a little more than ½ a mile, by the time I walk around the circular part of the drive. I’m using the treadmill program on my iphone to keep track. It’s consist...  Read more