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Body Composition Methods Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Composition Methods.

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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 Unbounded Power of Whole Grains

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

PHA: Transform Your Body with this Heart-Pumping Workout

The health and fitness world can sometimes feel like a puzzle of acronyms. From WOD and AMRAP to HIIT and LISS, you may feel like you need a dictionary to navigate your way through the gym or studio. We’re always on the lookout for new workout...  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

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

day 1 Cardio 45 min done abs done full body weight
Updated 9/19/2016 10:24:57 PM

day 1 Cardio 45 min done abs done full body weights done bed found now all I need is a little sleep...  Read more

Giving therapy a try again. I'm not here merely to improve my body. I'm looking to transform my life
Updated 9/19/2016 10:24:28 PM

Giving therapy a try again. I'm not here merely to improve my body. I'm looking to transform my life....  Read more

Try drinking a big glass of water. Often our bodies actually are thirsty when you think you are hun
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Try drinking a big glass of water. Often our bodies actually are thirsty when you think you are hungry. Wait 10 minutes. Then if you still feel like you must eat, try a small healthy snack....  Read more

Im trying to maintain my body weight. im 152 and i
Updated 9/20/2016 12:32:42 PM

Im trying to maintain my body weight. im 152 and i have a fast metabolism due to my activities and job. anybody have good ideas? #vegan#helpneeded...  Read more

I've learned that if I keep my blood/body pH alkal
Updated 9/19/2016 9:33:01 PM

I've learned that if I keep my blood/body pH alkaline I not only feel better but I lose more weight. A good smoothie for this is, 1 cup Almonds, 1 carton coconut milk, 1 tablespoon cha seeds, 2 bananas sliced frozen. Blend it all up. 150cal per cup...  Read more

Body Composition Index better than BMI

BMI measurements are NOT the best way to determine our health. BMI is simply a ratio of scale weight to our height, so a body builder can have the same BMI as a couch potato of the same height and weight. Body Compositions Index tells us how much...  Read more

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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

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

Weight Busters: Finding Strategies to Keep Moving When the Scale Will Not

I appreciate the positive responses and “club” name ideas shared by readers of my earlier blog, But What if I Can’t Lose Weight. I am starting a new series to provide ideas, topics and suggestions that may help you move forward in your quest for weig...  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