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CONTEST CLOSED: Start 2012 Out Right: Enter to Win 'The Spark'

By , SparkPeople Blogger
CONTEST CLOSED: The winners are AUNTIEE50, EMT670MOM, NETTIE2127! 

To help you get a jump-start on the new year, we're giving away three paperback copies of The Spark: The 28-Day Breakthrough Plan for Losing Weight, Getting Fit, and Transforming Your Life, the New York Times best seller written by SparkPeople founder and CEO Chris "SparkGuy" Downie.

In addition to all of the great features found in the original, the paperback contains our Strong Start Guide, written by SparkGuy and Coach Nicole, which shares the proven strategies to lose twice the weight in two weeks--and keep it off! What you do in the first two weeks can make or break your weight-loss program, and we found out what works. (The paperback version is updated and is the only place you'll find the all-new Strong Start Guide!)

Learn more about the Strong Start Guide here.

Speaking of jump-starting your January, Coach Nicole developed a monthlong challenge that's just what you need to kick off 2012 in the healthiest way possible. Join the January Jumpstart Challenge today! It's free!
To enter, click here! Be sure to read the rules. This contest will end exactly one week from today! Winners will be notified via email.
If you already own a copy of The Spark, you can pass it along to someone who might just be starting out on their journey to better health. For those of you who have read the book, please share your thoughts about it below. What did you learn from "The Spark"?

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I would really like to win the book but I know that the competition is only for USA residence. Report
Great book, I'm going to read mine again! Good luck everyone. Report
This would be great,never won anything on SP.I would feel so lucky,good luck to all.Happy New Year Report
Fantastic book. Report
Sounds like a great way to start the new year! Report
I'd love to win this book! :) Report
ams04161 i've never won anything since entering contest this book would make me very happy to receive one in the mail. this would make my day and l love to try different recipes when i have time to cook. please make my day if i could be one of the winners Report
Reading The Spark really helped e to feel like I got the full benefit of what the website offers as a fabulous life-changing tools. It was fun going chapter by chapter, making e-notes, soaking in the ideas and principles and personal experience of Chris Downey and other Sparks folks who are succeeding with lifestyle changes with the help of Spark People. Reading The Spark was motivating and a good addition to my personal makeover toolbox. Report
Lucky me if I win! good luck to all of you ladies! Report
Just started sparking before Christmas :( Ready to get on with a healthy New Year and reading either of these books could only help. Hope to be a winner one way or the either! Report
I would love to win this...I can use all the help I can get! Report
I would love to have a copy; I am very active on the site, have been successful so far - but I simply cannot afford to buy a copy now. I am struggling to continue to eat healthy foods and keep my home. I keep hoping for a chance to win a copy of this and/or the Cookbook - or especially, the DVD's. If I could afford Spark Live, I would - because I want to support the site and keep it free for people in serious financial trouble, like me. Weight gain is caused by, and exacerbated by, extreme stress - and mine has not abated in the eight years since my husband's job disappeared. I am the sole support of two households, and every single waking hour is filled with frantic money worries. I do everything SparkPeople offers - except things I have to pay for. Report
I have both the hardcover and the soft...i had an extra hardcover and passed it on to someone else, also. If i win it will go to someone who would like a copy!!
I love the much info. I learned you dont have to be perfect to still see good results!! Report
I bought the original book ... now I feel a bit cheated ... should have waited for the updated paperback ... less expensive and more info!
I really want to read "The Spark", I'd enter the contest, but I remember other ones being for USA residences only.
I wanted to look over my book and reset some new goals for the coming year, but my "friend" who I let "borrow" The Spark last year NEVER GAVE IT BACK!!! I should have known better!
It's very motivational and helps you to create a framework for good health. Report
have just recently completed the book and highlighted and dog-eared at least half of the pages!!! LOL! would love a copy to give to a friend of mine in the weight loss group i belong to and i turned her on to the Spark...helped her on the website for an hour today...SPARK ON!!! Report
I learned that giving back is a beautiful gift to give yourself. Report
I had to get a copy from my library so I couldn't mark it up like I wanted to. Having my own copy would be fabulous! Report
I believe that is an outstanding way to start the New Year out! WOOHOO! Report
I have to comment on this BLOG! I have read, and reread, and high lighted
so many pages! I love this book! Report
Wow, I haven't read The Spark, even though I've been sparking for over a year now and have lost 15 pounds - just 6 pounds from my goal. I would love to win a copy and once I've read it, I'd pass it on to a friend. Crossing my fingers! :-) Report