All Entries For weight loss

Nola Lost 50 Pounds with a Positive Attitude and a Smile

Nola has plenty of advice that helped her lose the weight and successfully transition into lifelong maintenance.
Posted 10/9/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 64 comments   13,642 views
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19 Ways to Stop Taking Yourself So Seriously When Losing Weight

Weight loss can be an emotional roller coaster—so, next time you feel like want to cry, look for opportunities to laugh instead.
Posted 9/28/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 58 comments   22,140 views
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How Would You React If Someone Called You Fat?

You don't have to let a three-letter word derail your progress. While you can't control people's hurtful comments about your weight, you can control how you react to them.
Posted 9/17/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 63 comments   18,526 views
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7 of the Worst Health Tips We've Seen on Pinterest

Pinterest can be a great source of nutritious recipes, effective workouts and motivational quotes -- but there's also some misinformation that could be dangerous.
Posted 8/31/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 71 comments   52,530 views
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Spark Spotlight: Amber (BABYSTEPS2015)

It's easy to lose motivation and give up after a diet or exercise setback -- but Amber pushed through, made adjustments and got back on track!
Posted 6/4/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 32 comments   9,899 views
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How Ditching Sugar and Sticking with SparkPeople Turned Karen's Life Around

After a debilitating accident, Karen found herself more determined than ever to lose weight and recover. It turned out that a sugar-free lifestyle was her key to success.
Posted 5/24/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 62 comments   21,520 views
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How Beth Lost 230+ Pounds and Reclaimed Her Life

Losing 230 pounds doesn’t just change how you look—it also changes how you think and feel. For 53-year-old Beth, the road hasn't always been easy, but it's certainly been worth it.
Posted 5/10/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 121 comments   69,079 views
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9 SparkPeople Articles Every Beginner Should Read

New to SparkPeople? Discover 10 great articles that will get you on track to achieve your wildest weight-loss dreams in this month's Go Get It Guide!
Posted 1/5/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 81 comments   25,329 views
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The True Power of Setting the Right Goals

We preach the power of goal setting for good reason--the right goal can make or break your motivation. Learn how to make goals that stick and finally find success.
Posted 12/15/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 91 comments   24,574 views
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100 Amazing Reasons to Start Losing Weight Today

We asked SparkPeople members why starting the weight-loss journey today is a better idea than putting it off until tomorrow and here are their 100 best responses.
Posted 12/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 126 comments   50,867 views
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Breaking Up With Sugar Helped Jon Lose 260 Pounds

After successfully losing 260 pounds, Jon wants to inspire others to believe that it's never too late to make a change.
Posted 9/25/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 159 comments   71,117 views
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What Do You Wish People Knew About Being Overweight?

People who have never been overweight or obese can't grasp the day-to-day struggles of living with those extra pounds. We asked some members to share their stories.
Posted 8/7/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 140 comments   49,708 views
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Can Sweat-Inducing Methods Really Accelerate Weight Loss?

Do products that promote sweating and turn up the heat really help keep those pounds off for good? Let's find out if these four products really deliver and are even safe to try.
Posted 8/2/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 78 comments   36,080 views
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Does Hypnosis for Weight Loss Really Work?

Is it a shortcut to skinny... or just a lot of hype? Find out whether weight-loss hypnosis really works, and what to look for if you're considering giving it a try.
Posted 6/22/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 82 comments   36,968 views
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Why Weight Loss Is Not 80% Diet and 20% Fitness

Weight loss comes with a lot of blindly accepted truths, including that success is achieved through 80 percent diet and 20 percent fitness. SparkGuy doesn't exactly agree.
Posted 6/9/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 113 comments   87,536 views
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