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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

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

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

Life is good out shopping with my great niece. Oh do I remember being 12 and not liking my body.
Updated 8/26/2016 1:38:54 PM

Life is good out shopping with my great niece. Oh do I remember being 12 and not liking my body....  Read more

Registered for personal training yay! Currently I am doing recovery workout so only light activities
Updated 8/26/2016 4:07:47 PM

Registered for personal training yay! Currently I am doing recovery workout so only light activities until my muscles aren't completely sore. Can't wait to start strength training and lifting #motivation #exercise #happy #healthy #fitness #workout...  Read more

I love everything on my body but my belly area lol
Updated 8/26/2016 11:07:24 AM

I love everything on my body but my belly area lol but its the part I should love the most sense I have 2 wonderful boys...  Read more

bodies weren't made to run long distances? um
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bodies weren't made to run long distances? um...no...our ability to run long distances without overheating is THE reason we are at the top of the food chain....  Read more

10.3% of my Body fat lost in 8 weeks. I won the ch
Updated 8/25/2016 11:14:48 PM

10.3% of my Body fat lost in 8 weeks. I won the challenge! YEA! THIS MOTIVATES ME SO 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

High intensity workouts

Before starting high intensity training eat a serving of protein and complex carbohydrates about 90 minutes before. If you don't get your blood sugar up and glycogen stored in your muscles your body will release cortisol, which breaks down muscles t...  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

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 t...  Read more