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Media Body Image Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Media Body Image.

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Help Your Kids Love Their Bodies

Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200...  Read more

Boost Your Body Image

On a recent trip to California, I went on a hike in Runyon Canyon, a park near my daughter’s apartment.  During my climb, I overheard two women chatting behind me.  One was expressing concern regarding comments her teenage daughter ha...  Read more

Boost Your Bathing Suit Confidence

While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,...  Read more

A Little Imagination Can Boost Your Motivation

“I really want to lose weight. I hate the way I look and feel, and I know things will be much better when I get the weight off. But I just can’t stay motivated to do it. I think there must be something wrong with me.” If this s...  Read more

10 Worst Foods of the Year

  Editor's Note: After much deliberation, food writer John "Mr. Bad Food" McGran has come up with the "best" of the worst foods he’s reviewed over the past year. Here there are in his words (in no particul...  Read more

Does any one do piyo from beach body?
Updated 5/31/2015 8:18:44 PM

Does any one do piyo from beach body?...  Read more

Full Body workout vs Split routine
Updated 5/31/2015 3:58:50 PM

I need opinions on full body workouts vs split (upper one day and lower the next). Can you get the same toning with doing only full body routines that you would with a split routine. I don't have enough time to do a split and prefer full body just...  Read more

Body vs. Calories
Updated 5/30/2015 2:14:07 PM

I am trying to lose weight I need to take in a given number of calories, fat, carb, protein, etc however it feels like too much food. I don't like to eat. what do you do?...  Read more

Today is harder. My body is adjusting to healthy
Updated 5/30/2015 11:53:22 AM

Today is harder. My body is adjusting to healthy eating, and I feel like crap. I'm also dealing with some things that would normally send me running to the kitchen. I don't feel the urge to eat, I just don't know how to deal with this stuff......  Read more

Is anyone doing piyo from beach body how do you li
Updated 5/28/2015 11:40:36 AM

Is anyone doing piyo from beach body how do you like it and what are your results...  Read more

Media Motivation

Instead of letting media images of fit and fabulous women demotivate me, I decided to turn that on its head and use those images as a light to run towards. There is a particular actress who, whenever I see her, I think looks amazing. Her body is fit,...  Read more

Eating Right

When I put any food in my mouth I imagine how it affects my body. If I get a negative image in my mind I won't eat it. For example, I get the best images from eating kale and spinach, as I imagine them clearing "gunk" out of my body as they pass thro...  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

Why 'Fitspiration' Isn't So Inspirational

Warning: The images and words in this post could be triggering to anyone who has had an eating disorder. "Strong is the new skinny." "When I exercise, I wear all black because it's like a funeral for my fat.""Skinny...  Read more

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae from Weight Watchers Smart Ones

Editor's note: This is a sponsored post from Weight Watchers® Smart Ones®. It was written by the SparkPeople staff. No matter where you are on your weight-management journey, Smart Ones® helps you stay on track by offering a variety o...  Read more