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Body Length Measurement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Length 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

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

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

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

I always hope off my scale before it tells me body
Updated 6/20/2016 4:54:01 PM

I always hope off my scale before it tells me body fat %. Today i stayed on. 44%. So while I was at it I plugged my thigh and calf measurements in formula and was told i am obese and ideal weight for my body frame is 132-145. I am 179.8. Ugh so far!...  Read more

Got off track (again) and gained 6lbs but my body
Updated 6/20/2016 1:45:35 PM

Got off track (again) and gained 6lbs but my body fat stayed the same at least. Wish this wasn't so hard. Time to refocus!...  Read more

Being kind to myself and listening to my body it i
Updated 6/24/2016 5:48:35 PM

Being kind to myself and listening to my body it is sore and feeling drained so taking day off from strength training...  Read more

Did anyone ever hit a plateau where your body was
Updated 6/18/2016 3:38:58 PM

Did anyone ever hit a plateau where your body was just hanging on to the weight for dear life? I only need to lose 16 lbs more to hit my goal but my weight is just stuck and refusing to move even though I'm sticking to the proper calories....  Read more

I'm getting real frustrated with my body. I'm not
Updated 6/16/2016 6:52:06 PM

I'm getting real frustrated with my body. I'm not dropping weight, I barely have time to work out so it constantly feels like I'm failing & I've now got people close to me telling me I need to diet and lose weight. It sucks when you're already trying...  Read more

Keep a Journal

Write down your successes and 'Little Victories.' Have someone take full length pictures of you and take your measurements on a regular basis. Write about how you feel when you can fit into a smaller size, or walk and extra mile....  Read more

Break it down

I try to swim 3-4 times a week and do 40 lengths at a time without a break. After about 20 lengths I can feel myself flagging, but I break it down and find it helps me to keep going, I tell myself when I get to 20, that I only have 10 lengths left ti...  Read more

Actresses/Actors and Other Theatre Enthusiasts!

This is for every actress/actor or anyone connected to theater out there dealing with the struggles and triumphs of a thankless but wonderful business! It's hard being in a group of perfect bodies!...  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

What in the WOD? Confusing Fitness Acronyms Explained

Whether you're just breaking onto the workout scene or you're switching things up with a brand new exercise, fitness can sometimes sound like a foreign language. It's already challenging enough to try to feel comfortable in a new environm...  Read more