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Body Measurement Index Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Measurement Index.

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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

Find Your Perfect Weight - Part 1

You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,...  Read more

Waist-to-Hip Ratio Estimates Health Risk

Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter...  Read more

okay I just started Shawn T beach body work out. D
Updated 7/19/2016 11:29:04 AM

okay I just started Shawn T beach body work out. Does anyone else know of a good dance workout videos?...  Read more

It takes 4 weeks for you to notice a change in your body. It takes 8 weeks for friends and family to
Updated 7/18/2016 10:31:55 PM

It takes 4 weeks for you to notice a change in your body. It takes 8 weeks for friends and family to see a difference and 12 weeks for the rest of the world. Keep going!!...  Read more

Does anyone know what weight is equal to 10% body
Updated 7/18/2016 9:01:22 PM

Does anyone know what weight is equal to 10% body fat on a 6 foot tall male?...  Read more

My #body is #super #sore
Updated 7/18/2016 8:26:29 PM

My #body is #super #sore...  Read more

Did anyone else find it harder for your body to sh
Updated 7/18/2016 6:48:33 PM

Did anyone else find it harder for your body to shed weight after a baby? Struggling a bit...  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

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WALGREENS offer free tests with their Wellness Bus Tour. Go to WALGEENS.COM eneter your zip code and it tells you were the bus is. These free health tests include: total cholesterol, glucose reading for blood sugar, blood pressure, body mass index,...  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

For a Good Night's Sleep, Try Steak

Out of all the nutrients, protein arguably gets the most attention—and for good reason. It's pretty powerful stuff. Its most important job is building and repairing muscles, which is why athletes and bodybuilders are so adamant about g...  Read more