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
Does any one have any tips on taking body measurements? Best time to do it, where on the body, how often? I'd like another way to measure my victories other than a number on a scale! Thanks in advance!!... Read more
I have discovered that my body has a maximum load: 180 pounds. When I go over that weight, my 5'1" frame cannot handle the load. My back, knees, and feet hurt. When I get back down into the 170's, my body can handle the load.... 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
Childhood poverty & hunger is at an all time high and you can help.The POUND FOR POUND CHALLENGE will provide a pound of food to your local food bank for every pound of weight loss you pledge and loss.For more info check out my 9/14 blog or www.pfpch... 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
The doctor I work for purchased a body composition analyzer, a machine that analyzes fat %, fat mass, muscle mass, bone mass, BMI, viseral fat and metabolic age. It sends electrical currents through your body and is able to measure all of this amazin... Read more
The Tanita Body Composition Analyzer has given me some new baseline stats.
This is as scientific as it gets!
Impedance 413 Ohms
Fat % 21.9%
Fat mass 15.2 kg
FFM 54.1 kg
TBW 39... Read more
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