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Body Composition Methods Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Composition Methods.

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

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

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

Every pound that leaves my body gives me a sense o
Updated 5/20/2016 11:01:52 PM

Every pound that leaves my body gives me a sense of peace. I now crave healthy food and activity. #workinprogress...  Read more

I need some positivity, tell something your body (
Updated 5/20/2016 4:46:37 PM

I need some positivity, tell something your body (as it is) does for you that makes you proud/happy. My body gave me my four marvelous children. My body gives hugs, cuddles, dances, paints, plays, and so much more. It does all this, now, as it is....  Read more

Hi fellow body sculptors
Updated 5/20/2016 4:25:13 PM

Hi fellow body sculptors...  Read more

A quote I found today. The hard part isn't getting your body into shape. The hard part is getting yo
Updated 5/26/2016 3:56:03 PM

A quote I found today. The hard part isn't getting your body into shape. The hard part is getting your mind into shape. #motivation...  Read more methods. I'd tried low carb a few time
Updated methods. I'd tried low carb a few times and I'd lose about 10-15 lbs of water weight the first couple of weeks, then stop losing (for months). I didn't like it and it made me feel tired. As soon as I stopped, the water weight would come...  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

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