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Weight Maintenance Secrets

The best tips and advice for life after weight loss. If you do not have a weight-loss goal, how do you maintain a healthy weight?

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TRYING TO GET BACK ON TRACK

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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Happy V Day

I am having the best Valentine's Day ever. A good hearty nutritious breakfast with ham and veggie omelets and fresh cut fruit and berries.
We are putting a 4 dimensional puzzle together of the Chicago skyline, which is quite a challenge. It is just under 1000 pieces, which we usually can put tog...

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Pick center weight as goal, not the lowest achieved

I often read blogs in which Sparkers complain about "gaining" 3-4 pounds overnight, and being worried about it.
Human body is very complex, several pounds of matter coming in and going out every day, it would be a miracle if weight fluctuation would stay within 1 pound or less. Add hormonal chang...

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Not as easy as I thought it would be....

After you've slimmed down, should you use a different strategy for maintaining weight loss? Or will the same steps that help you drop pounds in the first place still work?

After you've slimmed down, should you use a different strategy for maintaining weight loss? Or will the same steps that h...

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HOW I TRY TO MANAGE MY WEIGHT

I have been working out a minimum of 120 minutes a day. I only do 30 minutes at a time, so I do not get frustrated or burnt out. It has been good so far.

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WALKING IS BETTER THAN YOU THINK

While many people think that walking doesn’t burn many calories, it has been shown that brisk walking for one mile burns nearly as many calories as a mile of moderately-paced running. And even slow walking will confer some health benefits. Spring is just around the corner, and this season of renewal...

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HOW I MANAGE MY WEIGHT

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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Back in Time

Travel back into time through your journey. When you find you are struggling to maintain, it may be time to look at what you did in the past. I find that starting back near the beginning with planning and creating a new workout plan or diet plan helps me maintain.

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WHAT I NEED TO DO

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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How to Maintain Once You Meet Your Goals

I was asked to talk a little about maintenance. This is a tough topic. There is a great SparkTeam that I encourage everyone to join, at whatever point you're ready to start thinking about maintenance - even if you're not at your goal weight yet. Look for "At Goal & Maintaining + Transition to Mainte...

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