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
Judi (TIME4JUDI) is long-time SparkPeople member with multiple sclerosis (MS). By walking indoors with the help of walking DVDs, she lost 60 pounds in seven months! Now she shares her advice and tips with others who want to walk off the weight withou... Read more
When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me... Read more
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
If you’re reading this, chances are pretty good that you don’t have a metabolism that lets you eat as much as you want without ever gaining an ounce. Maybe (like me) you’re even at the other extreme, where it seems like all you have... Read more
Just discovered this app, am looking for encouragement- I lost lots of weight years ago and it's slowly crawled back on(when i wasn't tracking!) am determined to get going again. Gave up smoking 30 days ago which is a positive start. Anyone got tips?... Read more
I am trying so hard to stay within 1,200-1,500 calories a day (spark recommendation) but I'm finding it very hard to get exercise in. I have a full-time desk job which doesn't help & no $ for a gym. Any suggestions on how you are able to get it in?... Read more
According to the CDC I am still overweight after calculating my BMI and my top weight is less than 10 pounds away. Another site run by a noted weight loss outfit says I am 20 pounds over & suggests I sign up for their service ...for $$$... Read more
I am not sure what the crap is happening right now but I can't seem to get off my butt to do anything except eat. My mind says I know what needs to be done but I need a for lot under my rump to get going! Anyone out there got a light?... Read more
Hello everyone! I'm 30 years old. I am trying to loose weight for my health! I started at 265 and am down 12 lbs. I want to switch up my exercise programs, I use a treadclimber 40 min 5 X week. I also use Hip Hop abs. Any other suggestions on others?... Read more
Slim-Down IdeasSplurging on a gym membership isn't the only way to weight loss. What you eat is obviously important, but how you eat can also help you reach your goal weight. Click through for nutrition tips that could help bo... Read more
Need another reason to get fit? New research shows that endurance-trained athletes have a higher resting metabolism than those who don't exercise. This suggests that they burn energy faster than sedentary people even without exercising--and the dif... Read more
I have been reading this morning about how to get my metabolism in gear. I knew about the importance of strength training, but I wasn't aware of the importance of keeping hydrated. Who knew that your body gets distracted from burning fat when it ha... Read more
Once you get into any routine, you get into ruts and sometimes plateau despite your best efforts.
Enjoy this simple re-arrangement of ingredients you may have tried in other combinations and get a little kick start or boost of your metabolism.... Read more
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