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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

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

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

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

Starting over again
Updated 10/8/2015 12:44:48 PM

I am so discouraged. I started over on 9/6 and ended up gaining 4 lbs from my starting weight. Will I ever be able to lose this weight? I seem to be caught in a cycle of eating when I am stressed. Even though I had a couple of good weeks, I undi...  Read more

started this journey oct first and im down seven p
Updated 10/8/2015 12:23:00 PM

started this journey oct first and im down seven pounds! trying to keep those carbs down!...  Read more

Happy I found Spark People! I started on 9/2 and h
Updated 10/8/2015 12:11:49 PM

Happy I found Spark People! I started on 9/2 and have lost 13.5 lbs. I like not worrying about my pants splitting open at work! Lol I have a two week vacation coming up and plan on enjoying myself. I will increase my activity level and eat sensibly!...  Read more

Need to start over. I'm sick of feeling sick all
Updated 10/8/2015 10:14:23 AM

Need to start over. I'm sick of feeling sick all the time. I'm 27 and I feel like my body is just giving up on me. :C...  Read more

I really need to start taking better care of mysel
Updated 10/8/2015 10:11:11 AM

I really need to start taking better care of myself. Here's to starting fresh (again)...  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

"Work" with Sparkpeople :)

We have made a sparkteam at work and dedicated our patricipation to a fellow employee who is struggling with a health issue. Doing it as a team has made more people active with the program!...  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 Ĺ a mile, by the time I walk around the circular part of the drive. Iím using the treadmill program on my iphone to keep track. Itís consist...  Read more