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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 : 94 comments   28,677 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 : 153 comments   63,922 views
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Two Wonderful Things We Love This Month

In this month's Go Get It Guide, we found a snack that you're going to devour and a running quote you're going to want to frame and read every day.
Posted 12/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 90 comments   20,053 views
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3 of Our Most Favorite Things This Month

A sweaty palm solution, motivation to dust yourself off and try again, and a challenge generator--all in this month's Go Get It Guide!
Posted 11/3/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 86 comments   29,724 views
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Are You Cheating Yourself Out of Greatness Due to Fear?

Have you ever been intimidated to try new activities because you know there's a chance you'll finish last or can't keep up? Are you worried people will judge you because of it?
Posted 10/17/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 88 comments   28,715 views
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Could Your Self-Esteem Be Undermining Your Wellness Efforts?

Believing in yourself is the first step in getting healthy, but if you suffer from low self-esteem it could be getting in the way. Learn to boost your self-esteem and get on track.
Posted 10/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 86 comments   51,267 views
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Are You Focusing on Progress or Perfection?

In the journey to weight loss, no one is perfect. Discover why Jessica Smith's favorite saying is ''progress, not perfection,'' and learn how to apply it to your own journey.
Posted 9/7/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 119 comments   31,829 views
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Free Workouts and Tangle-Free Hair in This Month's Go Get It Guide

Sure, you could spend hundreds getting your sweat on each month, but why would you when there are plenty of free workout opportunities?
Posted 9/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 81 comments   16,514 views
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Could Posting ''Flaws and All'' Photos Boost Your Confidence?

There's a movement happening on your news feed: Real men and women are pulling back the curtain on those perfectly posed photos. One member shares why she thinks its courageous.
Posted 8/23/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 141 comments   30,948 views
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Why Friendly Competition Should Be Built Into Your Action Plan

In part two of Chris ''SparkGuy'' Downie's personal blog, he notes the importance of competition in self-improvement, citing one of history's more famous rivalries as an example.
Posted 7/21/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 59 comments   15,791 views
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Get a Boost With This Motivational 1-Mile Walk With Jessica Smith

Goals and gratitude go hand-in-hand, especially as you work toward weight loss and a happier, healthier you. Join Jessica Smith for a fun and inspirational one-mile walk and talk.
Posted 7/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 102 comments   34,857 views
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What a Beach Boys vs. Beatles Rivalry Teaches Us About Competition

Does the idea of competition intimidate or inspire you? SparkGuy thinks competition pushes us to be great! Discover how a musical rivalry inspired his blog post this week.
Posted 6/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 76 comments   19,210 views
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50 Things to Consider Before Giving up on Your Goals

On the days when everything is going wrong and you can't imagine ever achieving your goals, you'll be happy you bookmarked this motivational list. Never quit on yourself again.
Posted 6/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 141 comments   107,160 views
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6 Incredible Stories of SparkPeople Friendship & Success

Bonds forged through the SparkPeople community happen every day, and, for many, those supportive networks are the glue that holds their ultimate dreams together.
Posted 6/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 125 comments   29,073 views
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The 100 Best Workout Songs from the '80s

Enjoy a blast from the past during your next workout with these music ideas. We're ranking the best '80s songs on one comprehensive list. Can you guess #1?
Posted 6/5/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 452 comments   1,173,757 views
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