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Body Fat Measurement Caliper Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Fat Measurement Caliper.

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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

:) evidently I like my body again. A few pounds of
Updated 5/28/2016 11:40:17 PM

:) evidently I like my body again. A few pounds off and lots of toning and a nice sale on summer dresses equals a shopping spee. :)...  Read more

Week went and got a body ball, resistance band and
Updated 5/28/2016 6:54:54 PM

Week went and got a body ball, resistance band and an ab wheel.. Look out body here we come!!...  Read more

Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead -- Good or Bad?
Updated 5/28/2016 11:37:09 PM

Have you seen the documentary Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead? They're clearly losing weight, but is it a good way? Is it healthy? Any thoughts? Or factual feedback?...  Read more

I need some good ways to lose the fat on my arms..
Updated 5/28/2016 1:14:35 PM

I need some good ways to lose the fat on my arms.. I am finally getting back on the wagon and starting to lose weight again.. #armfat #needtoloseit...  Read more

Today, I was next to a female at work whose body I
Updated 5/28/2016 9:35:10 AM

Today, I was next to a female at work whose body I admire and realized that I am almost there too, yay!...  Read more

Waist-to-Hip Ratio

Belly fat, especially deep belly “visceral” fat, is extremely dangerous, according to medical researchers. It is associated with liver problems, insulin resistance, and heart attacks. Because of this, the waist-to-hip ratio has recently been promoted...  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

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

Trust the Process: Learning to Accept Change

Last January I attended a two day seminar led by one of the country's premier sports dietitians, Nancy Clark. During her lecture on weight loss and exercise she made the following comment that struck a chord with me. She said, "If what you are doing...  Read more