Fitness Minutes: (142,911)
17,718 4/27/11 8:21 P
You may not have lost any weight quickly, but eating healthy and exercising will pay off in being a healthier person.
Fitness Minutes: (24,443)
4/13/11 11:25 P
Hi, welcome! I too am new to spark people. Joined last week. I'm 54 and also have had a hard time losing weight. Since joining SparkPeople I have decided to up my workouts to a consistent 5 days a week and not be a slave to the scale. Don't get discouraged if the scale isn't doing much. I have been strength training for some time and I am seeing definition even if I'm not seeing a big weight loss. Even though I am over weight, my cholesterol is good, I have low blood pressure and generally pretty healthy. I have to believe that all this exercise is doing some good. Keep up the good work and don't give up.
A few days won't show any results on the scale but it is a great way to change habits that will get those numbers going down. And you're right - it's hard! But, it's not impossible. Take it one day at a time and be patient but consistent. It works if you work it...
Fitness Minutes: (7,312)
4/13/11 10:00 P
Hi, welcome to the message board. I am new here too and enjoying it and learning a lot! I log my foods and never realized how much sodium I was taking in until now. I also never realized how little water I drink in a days time. I hope you enjoy it here and use all the tools. I am from Texas and could use some rain...please send this way! Sharon
Fitness Minutes: (0)
2 4/13/11 9:52 P
Hello all, I did a post at the intro site also. Anyway, I am 57 yo and not liking how I look. I decided I can't change my age, but I can change my weight. For a few days I have tracked my food and watched portions, ate lots of fruits/veggies. But the scale won't budge;( I do walk and am trying to do more. I do take a pill for low thyroid and according to doc, as far as losing weight I should be "normal." I don't believe it though because it's so hard.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this website can be used without the permission of SparkPeople or its authorized affiliates.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.