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Body Image Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Image Women.

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Yoga Body Bliss

A new study published by the University of California at Berkeley shows that women who practice yoga have better body images and less disordered eating patterns than women who take part in traditional aerobic exercises. Study participants filled out...  Read more

Boost Your Body Image

On a recent trip to California, I went on a hike in Runyon Canyon, a park near my daughter’s apartment.  During my climb, I overheard two women chatting behind me.  One was expressing concern regarding comments her teenage daughter ha...  Read more

5 Reasons to Get Rid of Your Skinny Jeans

Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y...  Read more

Boost Your Bathing Suit Confidence

While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,...  Read more

Yoga Helps Prevent Middle-Age Spread

A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight. ...  Read more

It seems my body has maintained its weight now and
Updated 5/22/2016 6:26:14 PM

It seems my body has maintained its weight now and even with going low carb now to switch up my diet and doing intervals during cardio and weight training, i cant seem to get below 183 😔 any suggestions??...  Read more

I haven't started it yet but I read body brushing
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I haven't started it yet but I read body brushing helps with cellulite. I just bought my body brush and hope to start this week. There's videos on Youtube on how to do so I figured along w good food and exercise I'd give it a shot....  Read more

Anyone taking Body Pump classes at the gym? How ar
Updated 5/22/2016 7:13:53 AM

Anyone taking Body Pump classes at the gym? How are the classes? Am thinking of signing up at a gym just to take the class, but also thinking it's ridiculous to become gym member just for a class. Thoughts?...  Read more

I just measured I have lost 14 inches over my body
Updated 5/22/2016 9:39:32 AM

I just measured I have lost 14 inches over my body since April 1. That is what I am talking about. #motivation gym 6 days a week 1200 calories a day....  Read more

Lets all agree to Fall in love with taking care of ourselves Mind, Body, Soul and Spirit....#REALTA
Updated 5/21/2016 1:50:08 PM

Lets all agree to Fall in love with taking care of ourselves Mind, Body, Soul and Spirit....#REALTALK😁...  Read more

Media Motivation

Instead of letting media images of fit and fabulous women demotivate me, I decided to turn that on its head and use those images as a light to run towards. There is a particular actress who, whenever I see her, I think looks amazing. Her body is fit,...  Read more

Don't compare yourself to a model

Women especially are bombarded with images of model-thin females (think mags at the grocery check out line). Remember, a small fraction of women actually look that way. We need to ignore these images and make our own bodies/minds/spirits the best th...  Read more

50+ Females!

We're a group of "finely aged" women are are determined to live our lives getting and staying fit, healthy and active! Join us and remember, 50+ Ladies ROCK THEIR WORLD!...  Read more

What's Hot and What's Not: The Latest Tips on Mental Health for Men & Seniors

What's HOTIn a previous blog entry, I mentioned some research that showed how keeping your mind active with reading, puzzles, games, and other such activities can help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and slow down the general cog...  Read more

Should Celeb Bikini Photos Carry a Warning Label?

Scantily clad celebs often grace the covers of fitness magazines, baring their washboard abs, toned thighs and sculpted arms. It's no secret that most of these photos are retouched to add definition, slim away bulk, smooth fine lines, remove cellulit...  Read more

Body Image: Women V. Men

Come on, ladies! Stand in front of your mirror --baring it all, if need be -- and look at yourself. Aren't you BEAUTIFUL??? :) Don't compare yourself to what you see in magazines. It's a waste of time and will bring you no peace...  Read more