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Accurate Body Fat Measurement Resources

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

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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

SparkPeople.com 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

body fat
Updated 12/26/2014 10:47:12 PM

I wanted to start measuring my body fat and Im not sure where to measure on my tummy. do I measure the smallest part? or around my belly button? or my largest part of my tummy. ( i feel like Im a pea shape. bubbly. lol )...  Read more

Streaks Not Accurate
Updated 12/27/2014 3:09:38 AM

When the new trophies came up my water trophy was for over 120 days but my vegetable/fruit intake was for about 25 days. Since they are recorded by me at the same time each day what happened? The same time meaning the end of the day and within a fe...  Read more

I feel so fat and ugly.
Updated 12/27/2014 12:33:44 AM

I feel so fat and ugly....  Read more

anyone tried the VFX fat loss system?
Updated 12/27/2014 12:11:33 AM

It costs 47 dollars. Anyone tried it? Does it work?...  Read more

In hopes 2 keep myself on track & be more accurate
Updated 12/24/2014 11:41:27 PM

In hopes 2 keep myself on track & be more accurate in tracking this holiday, I'm going 2 be snapping pics of what I'm going 2 eat b4 I eat. Anyone asks what I'm doing..."food looks good & I want to share it!" What will you be doing to stay on track?...  Read more

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





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