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
Some people can measure their weight loss by the way they feel and look: firmer thighs, a smaller waist, jiggle-free arms. But then there are the number-crazy ones who desperately need some kind (any kind!) of concrete proof that all their hard work... Read more
Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great... Read more
Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o... Read more
I always hope off my scale before it tells me body fat %. Today i stayed on. 44%. So while I was at it I plugged my thigh and calf measurements in formula and was told i am obese and ideal weight for my body frame is 132-145. I am 179.8. Ugh so far!... Read more
Did anyone ever hit a plateau where your body was just hanging on to the weight for dear life?
I only need to lose 16 lbs more to hit my goal but my weight is just stuck and refusing to move even though I'm sticking to the proper calories.... Read more
I'm getting real frustrated with my body. I'm not dropping weight, I barely have time to work out so it constantly feels like I'm failing & I've now got people close to me telling me I need to diet and lose weight. It sucks when you're already trying... Read more
WALGREENS offer free tests with their Wellness Bus Tour. Go to WALGEENS.COM eneter your zip code and it tells you were the bus is. These free health tests include: total cholesterol, glucose reading for blood sugar, blood pressure, body mass index,... Read more
The President's Challenge (www.presidentschallenge.org) is another set of challenges available for FREE. Begun in the 1960s, it has been available for years. (Presidential Fitness Award, Physical Fitness Test, Presidential Active Lifestyle Award - PA... Read more
This is for every actress/actor or anyone connected to theater out there dealing with the struggles and triumphs of a thankless but wonderful business! It's hard being in a group of perfect bodies!... Read more
Performance enhancing supplements have become big business. Many drinks, powders and bars promise a competitive edge through increased strength, development of an ultra lean body or increased recovery responses so you can work out harder and more eff... Read more
Ideally, a healthy body is comprised of about 55-60 percent water, 10-20 percent muscle and lean tissue, 6-8 percent bone minerals and about 18 (men) or 22 (women) percent fat. When fat reserves rise higher than desired and weight loss is indicated,... Read more
So today I decided to get a second fat% test to find out if I have made any progress from May. I have not done great on the SP program but I think that things are finally moving along.
TANITA BODY COMPOSITION ANALYSER TBF 300
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I have decided to do this body-fat-percentage measuring once in a while. Hopefully when things get going I can do it fairly often, making sure that i stay on track. I am not completely confident that the devise can actually measure the things it is s... Read more
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