We all have different bodies, different goals and different skills and preferences... so why should we all have the same benchmarks of success? The short answer: WE SHOULDN'T.
How to Keep Going When the Road is Long
You might think that after losing more than 130 pounds, motivation comes easily to me. It doesn't. come to me, I have to find it. But now I know where to look.
Defining Success When You Don’t Want to be the Best
I'll never be fast enough to run with the front of the pack. Although I do like challenging myself, I run because I love it, not because I want to be the best.
The Advice That Changed SparkPeople Members' Lives
For these SparkPeople members, a well-timed piece of advice made all the difference. Just a few words gave them the nudge they needed to change their lives.
6 Daily Benchmarks That Aren't 10,000 Steps
If you simply don't have the time, mobility or inclination to walk 10,000 steps (five miles) per day, there are plenty of other daily measures of progress. And if you've already joined the 10K step club and are looking to aim even higher, why not add one of these goals to the mix?
How to Squeeze Workouts into Your Hectic Schedule
You might not have a daily hour of uninterrupted time for working out, but you probably have more time than you think. It all comes down to priorities and a little creativity.
7 Ways to Banish Gym Excuses for Good
If packing your gym bag the night before isn't enough to get you there regularly, check out these tips from trainers and other motivational experts to make getting to the gym one of the easiest parts of your day.