Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p... Read more
Here are some thoughts and testimonials from the community, our SparkPeople members.
It's been a very stressful day. I didn't sleep well last night and had a sick child this morning. BUT, I did well on my food... Read more
"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards. Needless to say, these are not positive activities.... Read more
In the many years that I have been working with clients who want to lose weight, first as a personal trainer and now as a weight-loss coach, two questions come up over and over again. The first is, ''Will you give me a specific diet to follow... Read more
I too am also feeling great I exercised today on the elliptical for 50% of the work out then I worked out with my trainer for a hour on total body conditioning, and afterwards I felt great, im so excited about my consistency!... Read more
O my you guys I am beyond excited ,I went out and purchased some collapseable measuring cups they are awesome and for only a dollar, also have been eating healthy so happy, keeping the faith... Read more
I been going to physical therapy for about a month and she said I wass pretty stong then but yesterday she had me do her strength testt again and she poked at my ab muscles too and she said I was really strong again and that Iam on advanced workouts... Read more
I am a woman that started over 1 1/2 years ago. I need to lose weight, I live with my son who needs to bulk up for football, lose weight for track, so on and so forth. My boyfriend is a type 1 diabetic who also needs to put on weight. Any ideas?... Read more
It has been a battle but after 8 weeks I am finally doing a full mile on my elliptical. I do 2 laps on level 5 resistance then 1.5 laps at 3 and half a lap at level 1 reaistance. Burning over 400 calories each morning.... Read more
Carol Reinhard (CAROLJEAN64)Weight Lost: 57 poundsHometown: West Des Moines, IAOccupation: RetiredI was in the midst of therapy for depression. I broke my leg, the complications from which left me inactive for several months. I gained weight as... Read more
Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma... Read more
I just took the SparkPeople you-love-eating-don't-you personality profile quiz, and, no surprise, my issue is portion control.
No news there, but at least it means I'm already aware of my own weaknesses. That has to count for SOMETHING.... Read more
It never fails; almost every year, I get a big, honkin' zit right at the end of my nose. No kidding, it's hilarious. It's not the kind that you can take care of or cover up with makeup. It's also the kind that gets worse before it gets better. Bi... Read more
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