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Fat Percentage Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fat Percentage.

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

Body Composition Measures Results

Some people can measure their weight loss by the way they feel and look: firmer thighs, a smaller waist, jiggle-free arms. But then there are the number-crazy ones who desperately need some kind (any kind!) of concrete proof that all their hard work...  Read more

Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

Measure Progress Without the Scale

Frustrated. Disappointed. Hopeless. Skeptical. Whichever you choose, these emotions are enemies of people trying to lose weight—especially when you feel like you have done everything right. For many trying to shed pounds, the elation from...  Read more

Strategies that Fight Cellulite

Although working out and eating right help you feel good and improve your health, there's no doubt that most of us also do so to improve our appearance. And with shorts and swimsuit season quickly approaching, cellulite might be on the minds of m...  Read more

Muscle vs. fat?
Updated 11/24/2015 7:49:48 AM

I'm (finally) back on a regular plan and whatnot, but two weeks in, I'm finding my scale is stuck. I know that muscle weighs more than fat and that the amount of exercise I'm doing (2-3 miles in the pool 4x/week) is building a muscle more than losing...  Read more

FAT - discuss... I'm finding it hard to stay withi
Updated 11/21/2015 8:29:34 AM

FAT - discuss... I'm finding it hard to stay within my range. All healthy fats; olive oil, seeds and nuts, lean meats and sometimes avocado etc. But I'm near the top whack nearly every day. How do you do it?...  Read more

Does anyone get discouraged by the high percentage
Updated 11/21/2015 11:39:35 AM

Does anyone get discouraged by the high percentage of regain and so many stories about regaining? Sometimes it seems regaining is inescapable destiny. Success stories of people who maintain seem to be exceptional rather than the rule =-O...  Read more

Is anyone else on the low carb high fat lifestyle?
Updated 11/24/2015 5:15:50 PM

Is anyone else on the low carb high fat lifestyle? Without even trying, I am losing almost a kilogram per week. :-)...  Read more

What is the best way to lose belly fat ?
Updated 11/18/2015 11:10:26 PM

What is the best way to lose belly fat ?...  Read more

Remember the 30% Rule When Buying Packaged Food

I'm a label reader. I try 2 choose packaged items that have a fat content of 30% or less per serving to ensure my fat limits stay in check each day. Take fat grams X 9 = fat calories divided by calories per serving for fat percentage. That way I assu...  Read more

Set New Goals

My first maintenance goal was to increase exercise to burn 400 calories per day, based on an article about maintaining. After 8 weeks, my reward was a new scale. My current goal is to build muscle and reduce body fat percentage. Also, to reduce sweet...  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

Poll: What Kind of Scale Do You Own?

Many people have a love-hate relationship with the scale. We love it when it gives us numbers that appeal to use, hate it when it seems to be "stuck" or going in the wrong direction. But no matter how you feel about the scale, using it is a...  Read more

My Worst Personal Training Experience Ever--and What You Can Learn from It

Last month, I joined a new gym. (So did my boyfriend, and we hope to work out together more often.) Each new member is offered one free session with a personal trainer. The reason I wanted to join a gym is because although I exercise regularly--I...  Read more

Body Fat Percentage-Week2 Sunny Gals

Figure out your "real" goal weight by determining your current lean mass and adding a healthy body fat percentage to that number. For example: Current lean mass: 125 Estimated body fat percentage at goal weight: 25% "Real" goal weight: 125 +...  Read more

Nerd Fitness/Body Fat Percentage

I have stumbled upon possibly the most amazing health and fitness website ever. Oh my gosh. My nerdy side is having a FIELD DAY. I'm so excited. Anyway, on to my point. One thing that's been difficult for me is to pick a specifi...  Read more