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Measurement Of Body Mass Index Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Measurement Of Body Mass 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

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

Weight Impacts Birth Control Effectiveness

Compared to women of normal weight, women who are overweight or obese are more likely to become pregnant while taking birth control pills. A study published in January’s Obstetrics and Gynecology showed that 5% of overweight women (compared to...  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

Haven't worked out in a few days, because my body
Updated 9/22/2016 9:59:06 AM

Haven't worked out in a few days, because my body is just screaming from being so tired. But I have been more active during the day....  Read more

My body seems to love 180 lbs no matter what I do
Updated 9/22/2016 9:35:53 AM

My body seems to love 180 lbs no matter what I do ....I'm feeling at a loss. I'm still getting on the exercise bike though. I'm still swimming and walking too. Not giving up on myself....  Read more

I'm begining to tire as the week draws to an end. Ive got a body pump and boxersise class this morni
Updated 9/22/2016 2:52:59 AM

I'm begining to tire as the week draws to an end. Ive got a body pump and boxersise class this morning then all being well I'll get chance to rest in the day then go to circuits and ab blast class this evening!That's the plan anyway....  Read more

in love with my body, each and every way.
Updated 9/21/2016 11:23:59 AM

in love with my body, each and every way....  Read more

Is there any place in the app to track measurement
Updated 9/22/2016 1:10:10 AM

Is there any place in the app to track measurements or simply record them? Weight is just one way to show progress but without measurements, it doesn't tell the whole story. It would be nice if I could keep all my stats in one place....  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

Body Composition Index better than BMI

BMI measurements are NOT the best way to determine our health. BMI is simply a ratio of scale weight to our height, so a body builder can have the same BMI as a couch potato of the same height and weight. Body Compositions Index tells us how much...  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

Lose Weight or Don't Graduate

A handful of college students slated to graduate this spring may not be getting their diplomas after all. And it isn't because they did not meet their academic requirements to graduate, but because they failed to take a class to help them lose we...  Read more

Some Protein Supplements Contain Toxic Heavy Metals

Protein supplementation is, and has been, all the rage in gyms across the globe for some time now, especially for those looking to build lean body mass. There is a misconception that if one increases his/her protein consumption he/she can build muscl...  Read more