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Accurate Body Fat Measurement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Accurate Body Fat Measurement.

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

About SparkPeople's Recommendations provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  Read more

Break Free from the Scale!

How many times have you stepped on the scale, full of hopeful anticipation, only to be disappointed by the number staring back at you? Suddenly, that great feeling of accomplishment you had vanishes and you tell yourself that, again, you failed. No m...  Read more

Are You Wearing the Right Sports Bra?

Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during...  Read more

Got a Fitbit scale and I am 40.4% body fat... 5' 1
Updated 9/30/2015 5:12:28 PM

Got a Fitbit scale and I am 40.4% body fat... 5' 11" and weigh 203. Don't fall into the TRAP of letting numbers dictate or warrant your mood. Get up, get moving and LIVE. The greatest gains come from the HARDEST journey!...  Read more

I am working out at the Ymca and doing upper body
Updated 9/30/2015 8:54:17 AM

I am working out at the Ymca and doing upper body weights. What would i chose on the exercise? I have lost 5 lbs with this app in 1 month....  Read more

Is there a way to track measurements?
Updated 9/30/2015 7:31:19 AM

Is there a way to track measurements?...  Read more

5% of my body weight gone!
Updated 10/4/2015 5:29:07 AM

I had a wellness screening in July for work and we are rewarded for a BMI of 30 with $50 each (spouse and employee) off our health insurance premium. Unfortunately neither me nor my husband met that threshold. However, if we are under 30 at next ye...  Read more

Does any body read my blog's !!
Updated 10/5/2015 7:58:40 AM


Pedomenter measurement

To get a more accurate measurement of the steps I take I secure my pedometer to my shoe string....  Read more

Waist-to-Hip Ratio

Belly fat, especially deep belly “visceral” fat, is extremely dangerous, according to medical researchers. It is associated with liver problems, insulin resistance, and heart attacks. Because of this, the waist-to-hip ratio has recently been promoted...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Does It Really? What's the Deal with the bodybugg?

Wouldn’t it be great if there were an easy-to-use, moderately priced weight loss tool that told you exactly how many calories you burned each day, how many you ate, and what your real calorie surplus or deficit is?That would sure take a lot of the my...  Read more

Are You Monitoring More Than Weight?

Earlier this week I encouraged you to use a simple tip to take control of mindless eating to help you with the secrets to a strong start. Another of the secrets is to weigh yourself weekly to help track your success. I know how frustrating it can...  Read more