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Measuring Body Composition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Measuring Body Composition.

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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

4 Fitness Tests You Can Do at Home

Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great...  Read more

The Unbounded Power of Whole Grains

Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o...  Read more

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  Read more

day 1 Cardio 45 min done abs done full body weight
Updated 9/19/2016 10:24:57 PM

day 1 Cardio 45 min done abs done full body weights done bed found now all I need is a little sleep...  Read more

Giving therapy a try again. I'm not here merely to improve my body. I'm looking to transform my life
Updated 9/19/2016 10:24:28 PM

Giving therapy a try again. I'm not here merely to improve my body. I'm looking to transform my life....  Read more

Try drinking a big glass of water. Often our bodies actually are thirsty when you think you are hun
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Try drinking a big glass of water. Often our bodies actually are thirsty when you think you are hungry. Wait 10 minutes. Then if you still feel like you must eat, try a small healthy snack....  Read more

Im trying to maintain my body weight. im 152 and i
Updated 9/20/2016 12:32:42 PM

Im trying to maintain my body weight. im 152 and i have a fast metabolism due to my activities and job. anybody have good ideas? #vegan#helpneeded...  Read more

I've learned that if I keep my blood/body pH alkal
Updated 9/19/2016 9:33:01 PM

I've learned that if I keep my blood/body pH alkaline I not only feel better but I lose more weight. A good smoothie for this is, 1 cup Almonds, 1 carton coconut milk, 1 tablespoon cha seeds, 2 bananas sliced frozen. Blend it all up. 150cal per cup...  Read more

Take The President's Challenge

The President's Challenge (www.presidentschallenge.org) is another set of challenges available for FREE. Begun in the 1960s, it has been available for years. (Presidential Fitness Award, Physical Fitness Test, Presidential Active Lifestyle Award - PA...  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

Tracking Your Numbers

I can’t tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success....  Read more

You Asked: Is Muscle Milk Good for You?

Performance enhancing supplements have become big business. Many drinks, powders and bars promise a competitive edge through increased strength, development of an ultra lean body or increased recovery responses so you can work out harder and more eff...  Read more

Bod Pod for accurately measuring body composition

One of our fellow sparkers had this done I think at their health club or maybe a college sports program. Very cool! chris www.medicalexpo.com/prod/cosmed/body-compo
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