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Human Body Measurement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Human Body Measurement.

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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

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

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

5 Steps to Strengthen Your Immune System

Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often...  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

How can humans eat grass?
Updated 6/25/2016 4:12:51 AM

How can humans eat grass? What would we need to add to digest it? Thank you for your help....  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

I'm getting real frustrated with my body. I'm not
Updated 6/16/2016 7:39:31 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

NEED ENERGY?

100MG of CoQ10 supports energy as does B-complex, B2 helps your body burn fats, carbohydrates & proteins & use them for fuel. B12 is necessary for the body to turn the food you eat into energy Mayo Clinic reports Coenzyme Q10 is normally produced by...  Read more

My Spark Secret

Alright I confess... I have been dieting my whole life. Like a yoyo my weight has gone up and down many times over my many years of dieting, and believe me it has been very difficult to stay positive. Maintaining weight can be tricky and discouragi...  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

Scale Haters Unite!

By now you’ve been working on your New Year’s resolutions for roughly four weeks.  Have you stepped on the scale this week only to be discouraged, frustrated, angry, sad, or some other combination of negative emotions?  You&rsqu...  Read more