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Body Composition Scale Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Composition Scale.

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

Haha, that's right, to heck with you SCALE! :) It

Haha, that's right, to heck with you SCALE! :) It's a great attitude to have, the scale does not know all! And with it only showing a 0.5 gain, that may just be water, y'know? Keep up the great work!...  Read more

After a bad week I faced the scale this morning. I
Updated 11/30/2015 12:09:26 PM

After a bad week I faced the scale this morning. I didn't gain but I didn't lose either. I'm back on track and am disappointed I didn't drop weight but grateful I didn't gain. Onwards and upwards...  Read more

After looking at my bank statment and scale i have
Updated 11/30/2015 10:31:09 AM

After looking at my bank statment and scale i have come to terms that i may have a fast food problem. Especially chipotle.....  Read more

And the scale goes down!
Updated 11/30/2015 10:38:47 AM

And the scale goes down!...  Read more

Getting on the scale tomorrow is going to be bruta
Updated 11/29/2015 6:36:08 PM

Getting on the scale tomorrow is going to be brutal......  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

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 I was out of town all week on a business trip, when I got home Friday this was here waiting for me. ...  Read more