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Body Composition Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Composition Training.

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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

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

4 Fitness Tests You Can Do at Home

Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great...  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

So I'm looking to start training for a spartan race. Has anyone else done one? Do you have a work ou
Updated 6/30/2016 9:52:16 PM

So I'm looking to start training for a spartan race. Has anyone else done one? Do you have a work out routine that you follow? I've been trying to find a workout routine but can't. I would love to hear some one else's experiences. Help 😊...  Read more

I want to learn how strength train. Do anyone have any ideas where I need to start?
Updated 6/30/2016 10:23:08 PM

I want to learn how strength train. Do anyone have any ideas where I need to start?...  Read more

Tomorrow is officially 2 months into my body chang
Updated 6/30/2016 1:22:05 PM

Tomorrow is officially 2 months into my body change program 9 pounds down started at 153 now im 144 feels great...  Read more

21 day fix lower body was yesterday and boy do I f
Updated 6/30/2016 9:10:42 AM

21 day fix lower body was yesterday and boy do I feel the burn haha...  Read more

282 calories burned. Added weigh training.lt's har
Updated 6/30/2016 8:02:57 AM

282 calories burned. Added weigh training.lt's hard walking CV and lifting. But I am going to see it through. I was able to get the 2 miles in today....  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

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

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  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

Are All Calories Created Equal?

Ideally, a healthy body is comprised of about 55-60 percent water, 10-20 percent muscle and lean tissue, 6-8 percent bone minerals and about 18 (men) or 22 (women) percent fat. When fat reserves rise higher than desired and weight loss is indicated,...  Read more