College brings many life changes that most young adults are excited about: moving away from home, becoming more independent, pursuing a passion and making new friends. But one of the things on most freshmen's minds is the dreadful "Fresh... Read more
We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t... Read more
Studies of American eating habits reveal that almost a quarter of the calories we consume come from nutrient-poor selections – better known as "junk food." If one-fourth of what we eat is junk food, a plan for weight reduction should... Read more
Congratulations on reaching your goal weight! This article will help you figure out how to use SparkPeople’s tools just as effectively to maintain your weight as you have used them to lose that weight in the first place. Make sure you’re... Read more
If you've incorporated strength training into your exercise regimen, congratulations! You're cultivating a healthy habit that will help make you better at, well, pretty much everything. But just like other aspects of a healthy lifestyle, stre... Read more
I have my FitBit synced to Sparkpeople but this seems to be creating a problem when I log my weight.
Somehow it gets adjusted to my only weighing 59 lbs, at other times I seem to weigh in the high to very high 200s, My real weight fluctuates betwe... Read more
My current weight is 237 lbs. My overall goal is to reach 150. My first mini goal is to reach 200 lbs. The only problem is, I've been trying to save money and I don't have too many recipes that are CHEAP and healthy. Any suggestions?... Read more
I have started a path to better choices in eating and portion control, but I am getting back off the couch and exercising. I thought I would have seen a decrease on the scale instead its going up! Is there something I am doing wrong?... Read more
19 years old, Female, Gained about 15 pounds my first year of college, really want to get back in to shape and keep the weight off! in search of a buddy to keep me accountable and motivate me!... Read more
As you start to make changes in your fitness and your nutrition your mind WILL rebel on you. Those voices in your head are what has kept you from losing weight (or gaining it back) in the past. Find a balanced plan that appeals to you and follow it... Read more
By Chalene JohnsonProbably the most common question I get when I release a new exercise program is, "Help! I'm gaining weight! Am I doing something wrong?" This is a common phenomenon with any new exercise program, such as Turbo Kick, T... Read more
Our daughter spent this past summer serving customers at our local McDonald's. She observed many patrons trying to make healthier choices by selecting oatmeal for breakfast or skipping the fries at dinner. During her work, she helped McDonald'... Read more
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