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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

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

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

Lose fat gain lean muslces. HELP??
Updated 7/4/2015 11:44:54 AM

I was told to ask my question here since myfitnesspal.com refused to answer my question since I'm still a minor, although I'm going to be 18 in 3 weeks. I'm 17 year old girl. 5"3 and 108Ibs. 20% body fat. I was planning to use Jillian Micha...  Read more

Just finished today's body blast challenge and ca
Updated 7/4/2015 10:58:10 AM

Just finished today's body blast challenge and cardio and I am feeling good. Sending happy thoughts to everyone today. Enjoy the day!...  Read more

My body is talking to me tonight. I had a cheat me
Updated 7/5/2015 7:25:28 AM

My body is talking to me tonight. I had a cheat meal and ate pizza but now I feel like it's gonna come up. I guess my body is used to healthy now and the pizza threw it way off. Lesson learned stomach. I will not have a cheat meal again lol...  Read more

How to eat a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet?
Updated 7/3/2015 8:34:26 AM

Both in general and while eating at a college dining hall. I'm 19, and my doctor wants me to go on a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet. My cholesterol has tested high since 14, and may have been high before then. Over the past year it did not change at a...  Read more

Are you seeing changes in your measurements and in
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Are you seeing changes in your measurements and in the way your clothes fit?...  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

Measurements...

Make sure you take measurements when you start out. The scale will stall at times... other times, it will lie! But even during your worst plateau, typically the tape measure will continue to shrink. Also, as you convert fat to muscle, your measure...  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