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Body Composition Scale Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Composition Scale.

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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

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

6 Weight Loss Mistakes to Avoid

Welcome to SparkPeople! Hopefully your program is off to a smooth start, and you’re happy with your progress so far. But for others who aren’t seeing results yet, it’s been a little more frustrating. Many dieters tend to make simila...  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

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

Finally!! Scale didn't move for two months, then I
Updated 8/25/2015 5:26:44 AM

Finally!! Scale didn't move for two months, then I dropped 6 lbs. in a week. Nice to feel some success. I knew if I kept tracking and eating healthy, I'd keep losing eventually....  Read more

hopped on yhe scale today i am down five pounds.!!
Updated 8/26/2015 2:41:53 PM

hopped on yhe scale today i am down five pounds.!!!! feeling good about this....  Read more

Scale needle stopped moving. Guess I've hit my fir
Updated 8/23/2015 12:03:53 PM

Scale needle stopped moving. Guess I've hit my first plateau, despite daily 45-60 min. exercise, and continued diligence on cals, sodium, and water. Sigh, time to change it up I guess. Onward!...  Read more

sick of my body feeling tired all the time! I have
Updated 8/23/2015 9:38:33 AM

sick of my body feeling tired all the time! I have to make this work!!...  Read more

Feeling discouraged today. My body is sore from wo
Updated 8/23/2015 12:22:53 AM

Feeling discouraged today. My body is sore from working out nearly everyday, food choices aren't exciting, but my weight just seems to being going up. I feel like I'm loosing motivation....  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

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. Howev...  Read more

Does the Scale Really Tell the Whole Story?

We have all heard the phrase “you can’t judge a book by its cover.” Then why is it that we as a society equate thinness to being healthy and fit when in all reality there is a growing epidemic of what researchers are now referring to as ‘normal weigh...  Read more

Body Composition Scale

(Body Comp : a measurement of the body's fat mass and lean mass. My new scale measures fat %, water %, muscle % and bone weight.) So yesterday my body comp scale was delivered and I stepped on this morning to check out the current status and ......  Read more

New Toy: Tanita Body Composition Scale

I got my birthday gift from my honey this week. I asked for and got an Iron Girl scale from Tanita www.tanita.com/en/bc533-gl/ I was out of town all week on a business trip, when I got home Friday this was here waiting for me. ...  Read more