Having support is essential. When you have a network of people who support you and what you’re going through, it’s like having an army backing you up. The LIVESTRONG.COM community is that army.
It’s thousands of people who are starting — or have already been on — a similar journey. They’re here to provide support, encouragement and advice and share their knowledge on a number of wellness topics, including:
- Weight loss
- Fitness and exercise
- Smoking cessation
- Diet and nutrition… and MORE!
It’s like having your own personal fitness and nutrition coach available to you 24/7!
Joining is easy, simply:
- Go to the LIVESTRONG.COM community.
- Explore the community forums for popular topics and conversations
- Click on a user’s name to connect and either "Message User" or "Add As Friend."
Users share personal experiences and advice on what has worked for them as well as the positive impacts their healthier life choices have had. They share their challenges and pitfalls, and they help you celebrate your progress and success. They’ve either been where you are or they’re on a similar journey right now.
Now that you’ve added this terrific weapon to your arsenal, you can charge into battle knowing you have all the support you need. Remember, there’s strength in numbers!
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Why the MyPlate Calorie Tracker Is Your First Line of Defense
Documenting your food and activity might seem like overkill, but it’s not. People who track their calories and physical activities enjoy greater success losing weight and keeping it off for good!
Tracking everything honestly is essential to making the 30-Day Get Lean in 2017 Challenge work for you. Sometimes you’re not even aware of everything you consume, but once you start tracking it you’ll think twice before you make poor choices. And that’s a good thing.
- Daily meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and snacks
- Exercise and activity
- BMI (Body Mass Index)
Readers — Are you joining us in the 30-Day Get Lean in 2017 Challenge? If so, what's your weight-loss goal? Have you ever done a weight-loss challenge group before? How did it go for you? Have you joined our LIVESTRONG.COM Challenge Group on Facebook? Leave a comment below and let us know.