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Body Mass Measurement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Mass 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

Break Free from the Scale!

How many times have you stepped on the scale, full of hopeful anticipation, only to be disappointed by the number staring back at you? Suddenly, that great feeling of accomplishment you had vanishes and you tell yourself that, again, you failed. No m...  Read more

To Feel Fuller, Fill Up on Protein

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone...  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

Getting my healthiest body back
Updated 1/25/2015 10:09:47 AM

Hi, My name is Maureen. My goal is to lose another 20 pounds by following the Belly Fat Cure by Jorge Cruise. I would love to get on a message board with other people using this same food plan. I have lost 3 1/2 pounds so far and started 4 days ago....  Read more

help! My measurements are all going down or stayin
Updated 1/24/2015 6:10:22 PM

help! My measurements are all going down or staying steady... Except my calves. They keep getting bigger! I hate it. My jeans are loose all over except my calves. I actually have to reach down and pull my pants over them. I don't want bigger calves!...  Read more

My scale isn't showing the changes in my body shap
Updated 1/25/2015 7:50:34 AM

My scale isn't showing the changes in my body shape. My belly is SO much flatter and my legs are also stronger. Is it because I'm gaining muscle, right now?...  Read more

I'm feeling like I'm at a low today. Body feels ba
Updated 1/23/2015 6:20:54 PM

I'm feeling like I'm at a low today. Body feels bad and feeling sad today. There is no reason and hate feeling this way. I haven't given up just down today...  Read more

unfair when bodies dont respond to our sincere eff
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unfair when bodies dont respond to our sincere efforts! try the following..eat 60% of your calories BEFORE 2p..and make them count! bananas, apples, oranges, lean protein&your favorite vegetables-no junk, no hi-cal drinks. dinner is a hearty salad or...  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

Get more out of your walk!

-Try Nordic Walking (walking with poles)-Burns up to 46% more calories than regular walking! -Strengthen your upper body! -Reduce the stress on the joints! -Normal walking/jogging, , only uses approximately 70% of the muscle mass in the while Nordic...  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

How to Prevent Muscle Loss When Losing Weight

When starting a weight-loss plan, most of us hope to lose body fat, specifically—not muscle mass. But when we lose weight, a large percentage of the total weight lost can be muscle. Is there any way to reduce that muscle loss?  How to Lose...  Read more