What would you tell a new member about our site? Share your quick and easy insider tips for using SparkPeople.com.
I have found that logging in every day, and working through each tracking area helps to keep me focused and energized. The mere fact that I am held accountable has helped me tremendously !
Isn't it amazing at how many wonderful friends are made on SP?! Too bad we didn't all live near one another! The support is awesome and the fellowship of others is terrific! Thanks Spark People!
every time I want to give up pack it in or get discouraged I know all I need to do is come to SparkPeople and go to my team and there are all my Spark Buddies to lift me up - motivate me to move forward and inspire me to never give up.
quitting is not an option..
I have been on this site for almost 2 years and just discovered these reports!! They are so helpful in figuring out how much I should be eating!!
I started using Blackberry SparkPeople app. Now I can track, even preplan, my water, food and excercise. Thank you for making SP mobile!
I do believe what SP says about having a good sleep. I feel that if we use positive messages before going to bed, meditate, etc., that your sleep will be better and kick start your plateau, stopping that hormone, cortisol, from keeping us from losing weight.
I started playing Trivia because I'm quirky and like to see the points go up but I've learned so much in even this one single activity.
I have learnt so much from sparkpeople. I know what a lot of numbers mean w.r.t. my health: BMI, blood pressure, cholesterol, body fat %, etc. I know what ranges I need to be in so I do regular check.
I now know that cold does not cause Cold!
For me, the Nutrition Tracker feature is THE single most effective tool on SparkPeople.
When fully utilized, this feature will surprise and amaze you when you realize how many wasted calories are taken in each day.
Spark Friends having to cut way back on Spark Time due to LACK of time. I have learned to utilize the "feed" on each friend's Spark Page to quickly reply with "Like" and "Comment". I can quickly provide several replies and find where I left off on a previous day.