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Fat Percentage Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fat Percentage.

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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

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

Low fat cheese
Updated 5/21/2015 12:29:44 PM

I have been trying to follow some of the meal plans but am having trouble finding some of the items that match the nutritionals listed. Can someone tell me what brand of cheddar has 98 cal for 2 oz? The best I can find is 60 cal/oz. Also, what kind...  Read more

Strength training isn't done to lose weight/fat. I
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Strength training isn't done to lose weight/fat. It's done to gain muscle and tone the body, so it's no wonder you're not losing. Add a good bit of cardio to your routine and see what happens....  Read more

Muscle does NOT "weigh more" than fat. It is more
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Muscle does NOT "weigh more" than fat. It is more dense. A pound is a pound, whether blood, brain, bone, muscle, or fat. Muscle takes up less space because the cells are closer together. Make sure your food is tracked accurately....  Read more

Fat storage is partially dictated by genetics. You
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Fat storage is partially dictated by genetics. Your tummy may be the last to go; you just have to keep working and be patient. No amount of crunches can make you lose belly fat. Sorry....  Read more

My body fat percentage is 51% that just hit me! Wo
Updated 5/20/2015 11:04:00 AM

My body fat percentage is 51% that just hit me! Wow...  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. NerdFitness.com. 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