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Starting A Wellness Program Resources

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

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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

Day 2 started well, walked 2 miles before shuttle
Updated 10/17/2014 7:17:29 PM

Day 2 started well, walked 2 miles before shuttle to the airport. I hope I can layoff the beers and snacks while at home. Sometimes it seems easier while on the road at my hotel without snacks so accessible. does anyone else have this problem?...  Read more

I am a woman that started over 1 1/2 years ago. I
Updated 10/17/2014 3:26:36 AM

I am a woman that started over 1 1/2 years ago. I need to lose weight, I live with my son who needs to bulk up for football, lose weight for track, so on and so forth. My boyfriend is a type 1 diabetic who also needs to put on weight. Any ideas?...  Read more

I started my new challenge today, being 52 and a f
Updated 10/17/2014 12:38:30 AM

I started my new challenge today, being 52 and a father of two children 7 and 8 years old I need to change my lifestyle.my eating habits are awful and I'm on the road constantly with my job any help and advice would be appreciated....  Read more

I jus started this plan today nd it's something ta
Updated 10/21/2014 2:28:02 PM

I jus started this plan today nd it's something tat I wanna do to look better nd to feel better is there anything anybody can suggest I do cuz I have bad asthma or should I jus go slow wit my exercises...  Read more

Started my journey today I'm 53 yrs young and weig
Updated 10/21/2014 8:37:15 AM

Started my journey today I'm 53 yrs young and weigh 180 and I'm 5ft 3 in just found out I have heart disease so now I have to lose 30 lbs and change everything in my life examples I have to learn to eat right exercise and lower my cholesterol. Help!...  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 www.sparkpeople.com/resource/wellness_arti
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