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Body Composition Meaning Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Composition Meaning.

Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

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

Body Composition Measures Results

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

Weight Loss Supplements: Fact or Fiction?

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

4 Fitness Tests You Can Do at Home

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

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 10/4/2015 12:36:03 PM


Just wondering who is yr body inspiration/fitness
Updated 9/27/2015 6:53:56 AM

Just wondering who is yr body inspiration/fitness icon? Personally I think Jenny Hendershott is amazing n would love to be that toned...  Read more

What does it mean if when you're trying to walk or
Updated 9/26/2015 2:17:58 PM

What does it mean if when you're trying to walk or stand you get extreme pressure on lower back /tailbone and you have to sit? This is stopping me from walking!...  Read more

On my 12th day and the past 3 days my body seems t
Updated 9/29/2015 4:57:33 PM

On my 12th day and the past 3 days my body seems to not let go of 1lb I've lost 12 total but now no matter what I do doesn't help my calorie intake is about 1300 and I'm burning 1000/1100 per day. Leaving about 1200 cal on the book. Help pls.???...  Read more

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Take The President's Challenge

The President's Challenge ( 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

Actresses/Actors and Other Theatre Enthusiasts!

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

Are All Calories Created Equal?

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

You Asked: Is Muscle Milk Good for You?

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