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
Hi ! I am new to Spark People. I am anxious to start losing the weight that I gained last Fall.
Wanted to say Hi! Hope that I can lose weight so I can feel better ! Ihave a difficult time resisting sweets and junk foods. Any advice /help would be g... Read more
I'm 42, will be 43 this October.
My question is, when I've been sitting on the floor for a while doing cross-stitch at a low table, I get a backache!
What!? Am I too young to get one?
I just came back from a long walk, at 11,000+ steps... 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
I have been at this weight loss-weight gain-weight loss game for a long time now. I think that I will try to reflect on some of the things I have tried and what has stuck on Thursdays. One of the first diet books that I can remember using is the Hi... Read more
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