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SparkPeople Articles Get a Facelift!

Tuesday, April 10, 2012



Good morning, SparkPeople!

Today you may have noticed that SparkPeople's articles (here is one example) got a facelift this morning! Today we improved the look and function of our article pages.

Some of the things you may notice are:

- Larger, bolder images at the top
- An easy-to-find "share" bar on the left. This allows you to easily "Like," tweet, email, print and even save an article to your SparkFavorites.
- Ability to read full-length comments from other members as well as add your own (right at the bottom)
- Relevant content and links listed at the end of the story

Don't worry, you'll still find your "Get My SparkPoints" button right at tne end of every article. You can earn 3 Points per article that you read!

We hope you like the new and improved design of our article pages. We have more fun changes in the works coming soon, too! Please let us know if you are having any issues with the new article layout or functionality. Thanks!

  
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    When an individual make changes; the other individuals notice the the changes and pay attention to them. Those changes make others individuals to pay close attention to all the changes that have been made and look for the reasons behind the changes. Same thing happens when you make changes to a site. It is like having new garment to wear.

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    Looks good.

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SHERRYWILSON 5/3/2012 6:22PM

    Cool ideas im wishing for a food tracking bar that uses the bar codes to input calories eaten it would be so much faster and easier to use when we only get a 30 minute lunch sometimes

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SOCDIRECTOR 5/3/2012 8:47AM

    Great font choice! Easier to read.
The floating Share bar on the left is a great idea, too!
Sometimes the comment section for Facebook doesn't pop up to enter inviting text when sharing with my friends. It just "likes" the article. Suggestion: make sure to always give us a comment box when sharing via social media.

Love that you are continuing to update and improve this site! That keeps it fresh!

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SONYALATRECE 5/2/2012 7:37PM

    Nice fonts!

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JUST_BREATHE08 5/2/2012 7:17PM

    I have wanted to save things and I can't find a Share Bar on the left of any article. I have looked and looked!! emoticon

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MNTWINSGAL 5/2/2012 6:05PM

    I'm usually slow to accept change....not crazy about this one right now. Hopefully I'll get used to it.

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ANIMAL_L0VER 5/2/2012 12:05PM

    Arrr~!

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KATIEM929 5/2/2012 11:33AM

    "- An easy-to-find "share" bar on the left. This allows you to easily "Like," tweet, email, print and even save an article to your SparkFavorites." Yeah, sure it is...

I have adjusted all kinds of settings on my computer, tried Chrome and Internet Explorer and STILL do not have the share bar. Very frustrating! I know it's there, but I can't access it. I wish the buttons were still at the the top or bottom of the articles. :(

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SPOKENWORD 5/2/2012 9:18AM

    Love it! Thank you!!

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ANGELWENDYMAMA 4/27/2012 3:43PM

    I'm using Chrome and almost NONE of the articles have a share bar for Facebook any more. I don't know why, but I've seen this on most of the articles. I have not gotten my facebook share points for a long time. I only get them for the dailyspark or other features of the site. Help!


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VAMPTRIANA4EVR 4/18/2012 11:23AM

    I love the new design. So much easier to read!

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    Great new features, emoticon emoticon

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    Looks good.

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    I love it!

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  I'll see what I think after I check some out.

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EUNIQ3 4/13/2012 4:00PM

    I will have to check that out!! Don't think I noticed the difference!!

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1GROVES2 4/13/2012 2:26PM

    I did not even notice, but they do look nice :)

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RUNNINGYOGINIRE 4/13/2012 12:16PM

  Nice improvement

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WANT2BHEALTHY60 4/13/2012 10:37AM

    I saw the new look several days ago, and really like the changes, especially the ease of finding related information,not just a few articles. Very good work!


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JUICENUT 4/12/2012 8:30PM

    Lookin' good! Keep growing...

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DOTTIEJANE1 4/12/2012 8:00PM

    Thanks for always making out lives better.

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KIN59VARA 4/12/2012 7:18PM

    Great, Thanks for always improving this site!

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    Thank you for the current updates to articles and new information on this website. I enjoy reading all the interesting articles each day. KUDOS! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    I'm definitely impressed.


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Our First E-Book: Now on the NOOK!

Monday, April 02, 2012








HI, everyone! Last month, I was thrilled to announce the launch of our first ebook, "Easy Vegan Meals by SparkPeople."
Find out more about it here: www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=the_nostress_noguilt_approach_to_meatless_meals.

Until this week, it was available only on Amazon (preview/download it here: www.amazon.com/Easy-Vegan-Meals-SparkPeople-ebook/dp/B007C4WKH8/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1330288173&sr=1-3#reader_B007C4WKH8&tag=babyfitcom-20), but now it is also available on Barnes and Noble: www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1109790971?ean=2940014170956

The e-book costs just $2.99 in both places.
No e-reader? No problem! Both Amazon and Barnes and Noble have "apps" for PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and more!
Thanks for supporting our first e-book, and stay tuned for news about more great e-books on a variety of topics.

  
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JEWITCH 5/6/2012 6:12PM

    Ebooks are the greatest.

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MRS_PALMER 4/25/2012 9:32AM

    I just ordered this ebook on my nook!

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JEWITCH 4/10/2012 1:46PM

    Love eBooks. Thanks SP!

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WORKOUTWITHPAM 4/3/2012 3:42PM

    That's GREAT!

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BELLACUDDLES 4/3/2012 10:22AM

    WOW...THAT'S GREAT!!

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HAPPYWALKER 4/3/2012 9:14AM

    Are there any plans to put the book in soft cover version or downloadable as a pdf for those of us without any of the ebook apps?

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    Fantastic - thank you!!

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    Nice!

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WILD4STARS 4/2/2012 11:08AM

    I have it on my Kindle and Kindle for Android. All the info is great to have available on the run. I love it. Thanks.

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KASEYCOFF 4/2/2012 11:03AM

    Great news - eBooks are wonderful creations, and I'm very glad to see SP is following the trend!
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SparkPeople DVD Reaches #1, Save 53% When You Buy Now!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Great news!

Thanks to YOU, SparkPeople's DVD “28 Day Boot Camp with Coach Nicole" was the #1 selling workout DVD on amazon.com yesterday!



We are down to #2, but with your help (and an amazing deal from amazon.com!) we can jump up to the #1 spot again. This high ranking allows us to Spread the Spark (and our healthy, down-to-earth fitness message) to even more people.

For a limited time, you can get the “28 Day Boot Camp” DVD for only $7.99! That’s a 53% discount off the regular retail price – Woo Hoo! But hurry, this sale only lasts until April 2 and is only available at amazon.com. Click here to buy it now!

Thanks for supporting SparkPeople and helping Coach Nicole’s DVD get this recognition on amazon.com! If you've already bought the DVD and would recommend it to others, please take a moment to share this great savings deal with a few people who may be interested.

Learn more about the "28 Day Boot Camp" DVD and other retailers who are carrying it here.

  
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CLIMBERS_ROCK 7/5/2013 12:04PM

    Too bad I already purchased it.

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    I ordered it today from amazon so maybe that will help to boost it up again! I am really looking forward to it for variety and a different workout.

I just want to also say a huge THANK YOU for making this site. As I told my sister yesterday it HAS changed my life! I am so impressed it is free. If you make a donate button I would donate to help support it... in the meantime I will try to keep ordering your products every so often. You really are an amazing person and team to keep this going. Bless you! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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IAMAGEMLOVER 3/16/2012 10:40AM

    I purchased mine yesterday on Amazon. I can't wait to get it. I have to crank up my workouts and who better to help me than Coach Nicole. I refuse to purchase anything from Target. I don't care if I would 10,000 spark points or if it was a penny.

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    Congrats SP and Coach Nicole!

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    emoticon I got my boot camp one.

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GEMINI-SKY 3/15/2012 2:15PM

    Love Coach Nicole !!!!
She is very aware of us watching and give us added time to react and reminds me to Breathe !!!!
Great Video. I'm a starter and appreciate Coach Nicole...

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SHEENADEE 3/15/2012 2:01PM

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I had already planned to buy it and this sale gave me that push to do it. Ordered mine and anxiously waiting for it to arrive now.

Go, Nicole and SparkPeople!

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WOLFKITTY 3/15/2012 1:51PM

    That's good because every time I try to get it at Target, they are sold out!
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SparkPeople's First Original E-Book is Here!

Monday, February 27, 2012








HI, everyone! We're thrilled to announce the launch of our first ebook, "Easy Vegan Meals by SparkPeople."
Find out more about it here: www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=the_nostress_noguilt_approach_to_meatless_meals and preview/download it here: www.amazon.com/Easy-Vegan-Meals-SparkPeople-ebook/dp/B007C4WKH8/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1330288173&sr=1-3#reader_B007C4WKH8&tag=babyfitcom-20
A huge thanks to all the SparkPeople members who helped me research this book!

  
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QWAVIE 4/5/2012 8:53AM

    I just want to thank you so much for this program. I am on a very limited income and supporting my two grandchildren. Your kindness and generosity is so greatly appreciated. It is so difficult losing weight and I can not really afford to join one of these weight loss programs. Thanks a million God bless you emoticon

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HINCTYBEAT 3/21/2012 4:56PM

    Sorry- I'm really disappointed that this e-book which is a cook book does not have a table of contents! or, an index. It's not really usable as a cook book if I have to read it cover to cover to find what I need. any suggestions?

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BATWIDOWMOM2 3/13/2012 9:08AM

  I just watched the video on FOX news. WOW, what an unselfish, great thing to do! I had heard of Sparkpeople through a friend who heard about it from her doctor. The news is spreading! I think it is a wonderful site thought up by a wonderful person. I am a type 2 diabetic with sugars that have gone wild. I needed to change lots of things in my life and Sparkpeople have been a savior! I can plan balanced meals, track my carbs and blood sugar and find new fitness ideas. (that needs a little work from me yet!) It is like having a personal trainer and teaching myself how to eat better all on my computer so I can access anytime I need to. And the best thing...it is free! Thanks SO much for all you have done to provide this wonderful and greatly needed service! Keep up the great work! emoticon

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HEALTHYLASSIE 3/10/2012 2:51PM

  I just joined today and am sparked. I had just gone to weight watchers for a few weeks and was dissatisfied. Today I started looking on the web for a free alternative and am thrilled that I found sparkpeople.com.



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JSTETSER 3/9/2012 6:24AM

    I'll be looking for wome of the recipes on the site. After I try a few, I might buy the download for my kindle.

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REGILIEH 3/7/2012 4:05AM

    Great!

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NIMAWEYGH 3/6/2012 10:56AM

    Two of my vegan friends is going to LOVE this. I am so proud to be a part of such a wonderful place as Sparkland.

Now we need one of these for diabetic meals.........PLEASE!!

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DENISEFULLER 3/2/2012 11:59PM

    As a librarian, I would like to suggest you market it to libraries. We have e-books and check Kindles out just like we check out other books.
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CATCHRIST 3/2/2012 10:05PM

  Just watched the video of how SP was created. I think that in this day and age that someone who is willing to help others without the get rich schemes is wonderful. I have looked into a lot of weight loss programs and for someone living on a small income it is not affordable. It is hard enough with the rising cost of living to keep the healthy foods in the fridge. SP helps me work with what I can afford by tracking what I eat using the food tracker, cutting back on portion sizes to control my calorie intake and using the fitness tracker to see the calories burned with the activities that I do. FYI I have only been with SP since 01/27/12 and I can already feel a difference in my energy level, how my clothes fit me now as well as how I feel about myself. THANK YOU!

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BLUEYEZ703 3/2/2012 8:40PM

    That's great. I can't remember the last time I read and actual book. Everything is on my Nook.

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SERASARA 3/2/2012 4:19PM

  I am glad that they have created something for vegans/vegetarians. I wish I could be but I have so many intolerance to veggies I wouldn't get enough nutrients but I know often there is not enough out there for vegans, so congrats ya'll


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SHERRIJ61 3/2/2012 6:12AM

    I bought it and I don't know that I will become a vegan but I like the idea of eating more fruits and vegetables. Recipes I've read so far sound easy and yummy.., emoticon

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SUPERSYLPH 3/2/2012 12:56AM

    I'm not Vegan, but I'm sure there are some tasty recipes in there!

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LOGOULD 3/1/2012 7:26PM

    AWESOME!!! Love my freggies, but always looking for new and HEALTHY was to prepare them!

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EABOLOGNA 3/1/2012 1:34PM

  So exciting that Spark is inclusive of all lifestyles. Great job!

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MICHELELYNN777 3/1/2012 1:15PM

    Will check it out! Love Stepf's recipes :)

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GLOMER 3/1/2012 11:11AM

    Love e-books - can't wait to see all you have.

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OHMYGOD49 2/29/2012 8:34PM

    How can we ever thank Chris/Sparkguy...................I am thinking he would say be successful by using all the tools he gives us here on Sparkpeople.........for FREE. OMG..................help 24/7 and he keeps giving!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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NOT2L82BME 2/29/2012 2:16PM

    I've always been curious about the vegan diet. This might be a good place to start. Great options for every person on this site.

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KLC552 2/29/2012 8:12AM

  I bought it and read it yesterday! Looking forward to trying out the recipes!

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LEANMEAN2 2/29/2012 6:21AM

    Thanks

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CM_GARDNER78 2/28/2012 11:18PM

    AWESOME! That is so great! I definitely want to check this one out!!! :-) Thanks!

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WILD4STARS 2/28/2012 10:42PM

    It's on my Kindle now. THANKS !!

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KRISTEN_SAYS 2/28/2012 8:41PM

    nice!

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SHAR0012 2/28/2012 6:24PM

  I have a Nook. Will you be having ebooks for Nook users?

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MAGNOLIA416 2/28/2012 6:00PM

    Great to see such a book! I'm vegan and have been on Spark for a couple years.

I hope I can download it for Kobo!

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TUBLADY 2/28/2012 4:57PM

    Through out my life I have tried all forms of diets. Vegetarian and Vegan. Going months on one or the other. But eventually now living my healthy and fit lifestyle, I eat lots of vegetarian and light meat and fish diets. No processed. Almost all organic foods.
Some times I wish I could embrace the vegan style, but I love cheese and some meats too much. But it doesn't hurt to have vegetarian meals during the week.
I will check out the e-cook book. Sounds interesting.

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LAFEMMEDELALUNE 2/28/2012 2:42PM

  This is GREAT! :D

I am so in! Vegan book & vegan challenge, here I come!!

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CUISINEEXAMINER 2/28/2012 1:53PM

    Interesting.

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CHERYLSBUTT 2/28/2012 1:47PM

    I love the diversity of thought!
Thank you

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SIRCATNIP1 2/28/2012 1:15PM

    Will there be more ebooks?

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KBITZNELSON 2/28/2012 1:14PM

  Well written.

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SEAJESS 2/28/2012 12:59PM

    Is the book available only to tablet users?

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LESLIE_2B_LESS 2/28/2012 11:52AM

    Sounds like an interesting challenge and I like that you don't have to go full out vegan -- that you can try incorporating it into your lifestyle.

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Tweaks to SparkPage Design Launched This Week

Thursday, February 23, 2012



Hi everyone,

We launched some small tweaks to our SparkPage and member blogs pages this week. We changed the top of the page to:
- Move the SparkPeople menu items (My Trackers, Healthy Lifestyle, etc) to the top
- Added member profile pics to the top
- Add your SparkPoints count and trophy to the top

We made these changes to make the pages look cleaner and to make the page more about our members and less about SparkPeople. Our studies show that people who use the Community are MUCH more successful, so we love making continuous improvements to the Community whenever possible.

If you have any comments or questions please let us know!


Dave H.
SparkPeople.com

  
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YEYETADE 3/29/2012 12:13PM

    Dear Chris,
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SPARKLINGDAWN 3/24/2012 9:06PM

    I love the new layouts of the reports. They look so nice in 3D and with better colors.
THANK YOU!
I would love to have a feature like "groupings" for the food. I travel a lot - and bring by elastic band.

I am at home, and use my big ball and dumbells (because I do NOT bring those with me around the world!)

I sometimes go to the gym and use the machines.

Now I have added ALL Upper, core and lower body successively mon, tue, wed, and then starts over thur, fri and sat.

It would be great to have a "receipe" for travel, one for home and one for the machines, just click on it and add it to the day and then work it. Or to "turn a part of the list on and off" Maybe ´having a header like is the case for the goals. Short, medium, long.

So - I would love to be able to bunch my exercises and also reorder the sequence they appear on my list. I am not that much of a gym rat yet, so I use my list as a prompter and not just a reporting tool. The only way I have found to do it is to delete all the exercises and put them in in a new order. There might be a way to reorder them, but I have not figured it out.
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KAKAY56 3/7/2012 1:14PM

    emoticonChange is good. Thanks for the Sparkpeople site... emoticon

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JODIEST 2/29/2012 8:14AM

    I wish, when into the data base foods that are not already listed, there were more choices for the portion i.e.: slices, pieces, etc.

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LIFESANATTITUDE 2/28/2012 5:09PM

    Love the changes!

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TUBJUMPER 2/26/2012 11:07PM

    Cool!

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BE-THE-CHANGE 2/25/2012 6:29AM

    Thanks for all your hard work!

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WARMSPRINGDAY 2/24/2012 8:11PM

    I like it.
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DELHSI 2/24/2012 7:52PM

    The changes are nice. SparkPeople is a great website that, to me, is user friendly (and I am not computer savvy at all)!.

Thanks for all of your hard work and for putting your members 1st.

~Della

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NORASPAT 2/24/2012 7:24PM

    I miss noy having a quick way to my MAIN Page, I am not too computer savvy but i get there . No where near as fast as leaving my blog and clicking on Main .

I do like the ad placements much better right now.
Pat in Maine.

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PAMBWS 2/24/2012 6:51PM

    Tweaks can keep things interesting

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JEWITCH 2/24/2012 2:16PM

    Love the changes. So glad Sparks has a new look.

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LENHARDT 2/24/2012 7:03AM

    Like it! emoticon

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DEBBIE_C 2/24/2012 1:11AM

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1BEACHWALKER 2/24/2012 1:00AM

    Really like the new look! I have read some of the members comments below and have seen others elsewhere wanting new emoticons and spark goodies! I agree with that too-if it isn't too much of a cost to SP, etc. Keep up the good work! emoticon

P.S. I also wondered too, what is with the low numbers lately on the spark wheel? Why can't it have bigger numbers on it all the time. Never understood that-I guess we are greedy Sparkpeople! emoticonWe all love our emoticon

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EGRAMMY 2/23/2012 9:18PM

    With the changes, my favorite is Chef Meg's tips. Love them.

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TRULYVISIBLE 2/23/2012 9:06PM

  Really like the new look of the spark pages! I agree with another comment about new emoticons although I hate to be greedy on a free site. I would like to see more athletic ones like a Zumba dancer, hiker, etc, etc.

Thanks for this web site!

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SPEEDY143 2/23/2012 8:42PM

    emoticonI LOVE the changes on my personal SparkPage emoticon

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ADORENE 2/23/2012 6:59PM

  Where can I find the member blogs?

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UNSTOPPABLE_ 2/23/2012 6:51PM

    I love the new look....Thanks

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GARDENCHRIS 2/23/2012 6:36PM

    I do like it ....Thanks!!

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MI-ELLKAYBEE 2/23/2012 6:09PM

    I noticed these changes and totally love them - especially the level and points up at the top of the page! Thanks for all the improvements. One question: it seems like both the Log-In Wheel and the Bonus Wheel have less points available lately. Not only for me - but on my friend feed, I see so many people just getting 2, 3 or 5 points - used to see a whole lot more SparkGoodies and bigger numbers. I know they're just virtual points, but I challenge myself to get up the ladder quickly by taking advantage of EVERY resource on this wonderful site. And I watch the points add up... emoticon

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DEBIGENE 2/23/2012 5:54PM

    The new look is very nice. I was wondering when we can expect new EMOTICONS ??? they are SOOOOO needed !!!! Keep up the great improvements !!!

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KRYS210 2/23/2012 4:50PM

    Very efficient and neat looking!

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 2/23/2012 4:40PM

    Changes look good, thanks!

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JANEYINMADTOWN 2/23/2012 4:24PM

    Thanks for the heads up....I did notice the changes...looks good!

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MARYJOANNA 2/23/2012 4:04PM

  Very Nice! You do keep on top of things!

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MONTY68 2/23/2012 3:30PM

    Thank you,
the changes look good

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NEW-CAZ 2/23/2012 3:29PM

    I like it!

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GUITARWOMAN 2/23/2012 3:11PM

    I like the changes, they are quite attractive!


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GABY1948 2/23/2012 2:55PM

    I LOVE it! Thanks!

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JULIA_211 2/23/2012 1:43PM

    I like the new sparkpage set up, thank you.

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ELIZABETH-H 2/23/2012 1:38PM

    Nice changes, thank you, but, is there any way you can add a link back to our spark page in the bar as if I am trawling through SP pages. If i want to go back to go to my Page I have to back to the Start page to get the link. May be on the Community Tab or our own Start tab.

Thank you

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VINGRAM 2/23/2012 12:57PM

    emoticon If you ever want a volunteer to help you clean up the multiple listings on the food site, let me know..........I'll be more than happy to help!

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MARGEMF 2/23/2012 12:33PM

    I liked this blog only because it explained what's up with the new opening page. I never could understand why there's always such a push to 'new & improve' something especially when 'If it's not broke don't fix it'. I would also be most appreciative (& I don't think I'm alone in this) were you to back-off about connecting with facebook. FB is fine for those who find a need for it. Personally, I find it a major invasion in my privacy & enjoyed SparkPeople more when I could be 100% certain that my postings here on SparkPeople stayed on SparkPeople. Thank-you.

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_CYNDY55_ 2/23/2012 12:27PM

    Thank You SO Much!!!!!
"`*AWESOME on the NEW Design*`" !!!!!

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RR1_RR1 2/23/2012 12:26PM

    Looks nice!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 2/23/2012 12:15PM

    Love the new changes.

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KASEYCOFF 2/23/2012 12:14PM

    Like the changes, but - now I seem unable to access the 'Edit Your Page' button. Any changes (background, page color, etc) I try to make just keep coming back 'Server Busy' or some such. Does something need tweaking, or is something else going on with the new changes?
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PAMNANGEL 2/23/2012 12:10PM

    I noticed. It's taking me a while to find that one row now that it's not where I'm expecting it to be.

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RD03875 2/23/2012 12:10PM

    Ditto what FROGGERHKC said.

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MISS_VIV 2/23/2012 12:02PM

    I like the changes A LOT. . . and it was a pleasant surprise when I went to the first article of the day . . featured member.... and saw the changes there.

Great.

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OHMYGOD49 2/23/2012 11:59AM

    Awesome................and thank you for your hard work and dedication to us!!!!! emoticon emoticon

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FROGGERHKC 2/23/2012 11:55AM

    The changes do look nice! Maybe in the future we can get the blog about the changes prior to the changes happening? It's always nice to know when things are going to change before they actually do.

Thanks!

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