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Body Composition Measurement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Composition 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

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  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

Find Your Perfect Weight - Part 1

You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,...  Read more

How to Take Body Measurements

It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u...  Read more

i think i've ruined my body
Updated 7/26/2016 11:59:45 AM

Hi i'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but i was just wondering how do i get my body out of a catabolic state without gaining too much weight. for the last 4 weeks my diet has consisted of a protein bar and an average sized dinner....  Read more

Hi. Changing the measurement system does not conve
Updated

Hi. Changing the measurement system does not convert any previous entries you made. You will need to go back to the date when you entered the other weights, and then enter it in kilos. Sorry about the inconvenience!...  Read more

Body Combat class this morning before my flight ho
Updated 7/24/2016 11:49:56 AM

Body Combat class this morning before my flight home. Feeling the bootcamp from yesterday. May not be able to stand up tomorrow!...  Read more

Who has tryed the body by vi diet and how much hav
Updated 7/23/2016 6:51:06 PM

Who has tryed the body by vi diet and how much have you lost within a month inches and weight iv been doing it for 2 weeks lost 5lbs and 3inch waste hips 2inch thighs 3inch breast 2 inch...  Read more

Body feeling like noodles 😕 but i didn't die th
Updated 7/25/2016 11:36:49 AM

Body feeling like noodles 😕 but i didn't die tho.......  Read more

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Take The President's Challenge

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

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 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

Tracking Your Numbers

I can’t tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success....  Read more

Sunday 18-Mar-2012 Body Composition measurement, Fitness Tests, & Limited Medical Tests

LCHF diet only for 4 weeks, tomorrow I start 10-Minute Trainer by Tony Horton. Weight: 236.8 lb Body Fat %: 38.10% Body Water: 45.10% Bone Mass: 7.40% Head: 24" Neck: 18" Arm (relaxed): 14" Arm (flexed): 15.63" Forearm: 12" Wr...  Read more

Body Composition measurement tonight.

Tonight I am going to the Y to get my Body Composition measured. I had it done 2 months ago and the kinesiologist who did it recommended getting it redone in 2 months. I had it done the beginning of November and it was 28% and I weighed 150. I'm down...  Read more