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Body Fat Measurement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Fat Measurement.

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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

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

How to Take Body Measurements

It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u...  Read more

Gallstones Linked to Gut Circumference

Anyone who has experienced gallstones is familiar with the accompanying pain and discomfort. Gallstones are crystallized clumps of cholesterol that form in the gallbladder. After eating, one usually experiences symptoms such as indigestion, bloating...  Read more

Are You Wearing the Right Sports Bra?

Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during...  Read more

Officially lost over 10% of my body weight! Also did Leslie Sansone's 4 mile super walk with boosted
Updated 9/28/2016 10:32:41 AM

Officially lost over 10% of my body weight! Also did Leslie Sansone's 4 mile super walk with boosted cables for strength first thing this morning....  Read more

I am trying to adjust my protein/fat/carb levels,a
Updated 9/28/2016 10:53:24 AM

I am trying to adjust my protein/fat/carb levels,and even though I change it in my profile it doesn't translate to my log page! And yes I click the update at the bottom. Help! #techsupport #coach...  Read more

Went walking today in order to give my body a chan
Updated 9/27/2016 5:01:02 PM

Went walking today in order to give my body a change. I hope it will keep my body from staying at one weight and burn more calories....  Read more

I am just starting out. I'm 36, a mom of 3 kids (2 from my body and 1 of my ❤️) and wife of an a
Updated 9/27/2016 9:03:01 PM

I am just starting out. I'm 36, a mom of 3 kids (2 from my body and 1 of my ❤️) and wife of an amazing trucker. I began in August with walking/running and trying to eat right. I just joined the gym and learned that weight training is key! #firstp...  Read more

Wow, I completed a full body worked out on Sunday
Updated 9/27/2016 1:52:34 PM

Wow, I completed a full body worked out on Sunday and still fill the soreness. Straight beastmode. Trust I will push through my workout today and get my spark points..lol. Lets get it folks💪!...  Read more

Focus on Fat Loss, not weight loss!

I am one of those guilty of watching the scales. It took quite a lot for me to change my thinking but, I am doing it. I was blessed to participate in a study to lose body fat during a 10 week period. There was a small group of us involved in the stud...  Read more

Fitbit Aria Scale

This scale is definitely for show, and not so much for anything else.Yes, it weighs your body accurately. Yes, it calculates your body fat percentage. Yes, it even shoots your information to Spark People every day. Yes, you can have up to 5 people in...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Are You Monitoring More Than Weight?

Earlier this week I encouraged you to use a simple tip to take control of mindless eating to help you with the secrets to a strong start. Another of the secrets is to weigh yourself weekly to help track your success. I know how frustrating it can...  Read more

Best Sports Bras for Every Size

Want to make your workouts even better? Get a sports bra that'll keep you comfortable, cool, and dry. Here, Maureen Stabnau, senior vice president of merchandising at barenecessities.com, shares tips for finding a perfect-fitting bra, plus our f...  Read more

JULY 8 - BLC WEIGH IN, 50 LBS GONE, & BODY FAT% MEASUREMENT

244 50 LBS GONE! 244 I weighed in at 182.2 this morning! 192 I'm 2.3 lbs from my BLC Goal 521 Today was also my body fat % measurement day.... To give you a little history when I started at a gym back in 2009 and Joel, my tra...  Read more

Last day before doctor's visit and body fat measurement

My weight is at 131.6 this morning. I'm still having to get used to the fact that my weight is up but my body fat may be down, maybe not very much, but I'm hoping at least a little. This morning I get to watch my daughter's swim lesson. We are ha...  Read more