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Weight Loss Plans Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Weight Loss Plans.

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7 Things to Do Before You Lose Weight

You’ve decided to lose weight. Congratulations! Changing your lifestyle may take commitment and time, but taking off those excess pounds can really improve your health and happiness.   In this early phase, you may have checked out some...  Read more

Is Weight Loss Stressing You Out?

There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur...  Read more

Insomnia Can Hinder Your Weight Loss

So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu...  Read more

How to Use SparkPeople When You Have Pre-Diabetes

Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults take control of pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that by making healthy...  Read more

Using SparkPeople to Lose Weight for Your Wedding

Congratulations on your engagement, and welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to some of the SparkPeople features that can help you lose weight, get fit, tone up, and...  Read more

Needing support & encouragement for weight loss
Updated 8/24/2014 6:33:14 AM

Hi! I'm new to SparkPeople and would love to have some encouragement and support for my weight loss journey. I am 35 years old, have been married almost 14 years & have 2 boys (9 & 2). I seem to always do well for a week or two on my diets and then...  Read more

PLEASE HELP: Gaining weight?
Updated 8/23/2014 12:20:05 AM

Ok so far I've lost 25 pounds since the beginning of July. These last two weeks I've been watching my diet and running everyday. And I've gained 3 pounds. I don't understand. Before if I exercised and ate moderately healthy, I lost weight. Yesterday...  Read more

Should a morbidly obese female lift weights?
Updated 8/26/2014 3:39:21 PM

So I'm 26 years old, 5'5, and 245 pounds. I have done some weight lifting in the past, but it has been at least a year since I last touched a weight. Not only do I want to loose about 100 pounds, I want to get fit and healthy too. I'm worried abou...  Read more

Hi! I REALLY need a weight loss buddy...
Updated 8/22/2014 10:55:52 AM

Hi! My name is Sheryll and I am 27 years old. I weigh way more than I should. I've been through some things over the past 2 years that led to me overeating and gaining a lot of weight. My confidence is sometimes a lot lower than I should be and it is...  Read more

Healthy weight vs. Perfect weight
Updated 8/21/2014 11:11:35 AM

My girlfriend is 5 feet tall and weigh's in at 106. She wants to get down to 98 pounds which is her "perfect weight". I just don't understand this obsession on one number. I am happy anytime my BMI is 24.9 or below. And most of my adult life I have b...  Read more

Eat things you like!!

I have sabotaged my weight loss plans by trying to eat things I didn't like to cut calories. My life changed when I decided that I would only eat what I like and keep within my ranges. You can maintain your plan if you like doing it!!...  Read more

Allowing myself to mess up

I used to let one small screw up derail my weight loss plan for the day, or sometimes week. Now I just learn from it and move forward with my plan. I know I'm not perfect so why should I get dissappointed in myself when I'm not?...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

How to Prevent Muscle Loss When Losing Weight

When starting a weight-loss plan, most of us hope to lose body fat, specifically—not muscle mass. But when we lose weight, a large percentage of the total weight lost can be muscle. Is there any way to reduce that muscle loss?  How to Lose...  Read more

Poll: Tell Us What You Eat

Hi, dailySpark readers. We're doing some research for an upcoming project, and we need your help. We've created a quick, one-question poll on SparkPeople that we'd love for you to answer: As part of your weight-loss plan, do you regularly eat food...  Read more

Wedding and weight loss plans

My wedding plans are coming right along! We have the venue booked, the date set, and I unexpectedly found my wedding dress last night! Suuuper excited! My mom was awesome and got me 10 visits to Curves to go workout with her to try and shape up fo...  Read more

All Weight Loss Plans Fail ... except:

WOW! One year of tracking food on SP and this is what I've learned. I've tried all of the fad diets ... The all protein, the no protein; the all carb ... the no carb; the 9s of stupid food for 3 days; fasting; juicing only; smoothies only ... over t...  Read more