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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 : 98 comments   31,782 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 : 156 comments   67,980 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 : 186 comments   92,585 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 : 196 comments   74,916 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 : 85 comments   45,660 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 : 87 comments   51,600 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 : 150 comments   111,054 views
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7 Fun Ways to Visually Track Weight Loss Progress

Watch the weight melt away! Weight loss isn't easy, but it can become a little more fun with one (or more) of these visual methods for monitoring your progress.
Posted 5/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 201 comments   128,132 views
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4 Ways to Beat the Heat and Stay Hydrated This Summer

Stay cool and enjoy all of your favorite summer activities with these four hydration tips.
Posted 5/11/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 24,334 views
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How Much Exercise Do You REALLY Need to Lose Weight?

If you're trying to lose weight, you probably need more than the general recommended amount of exercise -- but how much more?
Posted 5/2/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 1501 comments   1,736,664 views
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65 of the Most Motivating Mantras

Do you have a mantra? Whether it's mental, verbal or written, the right message can be a powerful tool in motivating you to become the best version of yourself.
Posted 3/17/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 233 comments   112,403 views
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What Can You Do Now That You Couldn't Do Before Weight Loss?

Our members lost weight and feel great and are especially happy about enjoying their favorite activities again!
Posted 3/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 61 comments   42,954 views
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7 Ways to Eat More Mindfully

Multi-tasking is great, but it has no place at the dinner table. Discover these tips for eating mindfully and tuning into your hunger.
Posted 2/27/2017  10:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 98 comments   54,405 views
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Reward Hard Work With 25 Goal Gifts Under $25

Reward yourself for all the "wins" in your life--losing weight, walking a little farther, giving up sweets--with these awesome, non-food goal gifts.
Posted 1/26/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 30 comments   53,689 views
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How to Organize 10 Empowering Weight-Loss Challenges

Discover 9 new ways to organize a challenge with yourself, a buddy, significant other or coworker to help make healthy habits stick around for good.
Posted 12/26/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 20 comments   108,163 views
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