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
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
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
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
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
I am feeling stressed out ,I am over weight and pre diabetic. I have hypoglycemia and am going through menopause .. I also have a bad knee that has to be drained cause if swelling and arthritis. I don't know how I ended up here.... Cont.
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I've been struggling, I gain weight everytime I start working out. 3 pound each time. Was at 160 a couple months ago now I'm at 175. I work out 1- 1/2 hours a day and still gain, no results. I eat less at modification around 1200-1600 (no results!)... Read more
I've been using 3 pound weights to get back into strength training. I have a question -- should I start with a few reps with the HEAVIEST weight first (5 pounds right now) and then work with the lighter 3 pound weight?
Or is it best to start wit... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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