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Waist To Hip Ratio Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Waist To Hip Ratio.

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

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

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

Waist-to-Hip Ratio Estimates Health Risk

Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter...  Read more

About SparkPeople's Recommendations

SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  Read more

Pants for big hips and small waist
Updated 6/30/2014 7:28:40 AM

Hi All, Anyone out there been able to find pants/shorts for the woman with a big hip to waist ratio? I have been buying LL Bean jeans and khakis which fit pretty well, but I would like to find another brand to at least have some options. Also I h...  Read more

Vegan carb, protein, fat ratios for weight loss?
Updated 6/22/2014 1:14:45 PM

I've been trying out the whole 80/10/10 vegan diet for a week now, and I've come to the realization that I'm already sick of eating fruit. I didn't even eat as much as they recommend, and I'm already so sick of it. As much as I would love for t...  Read more

Tight hips..
Updated 6/19/2014 10:45:36 PM

I was looking for some exercise for tight hips, (hip flexors) but found, through a blog post from one of the coaches, that you get those from having a desk job. I have a standing job, and after my shift, I can't move. Once I sit down, I have a hard t...  Read more

20 Jumps per day increase hip bone density
Updated 6/10/2014 7:06:38 AM

www.womenshealthnetwork.com/community/oste
oblast/post/Jumping-Improves-Hip-Bone-
Mineral-Density.aspx? With only 20 jumps a day, premenopausal women can significantly build hip bone mineral density....  Read more

HIP HOP ABS EXTREME!!!
Updated 5/29/2014 1:29:16 PM

Hi, everyone. I found this on the beachbody website and have been doing it for about 3 weeks and, believe me, it IS extreme. There are no breaks in between sets and you sweat up a storm. I read somewhere that the "hit the floor" move is from Shaun...  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

"Somewhere Under This Rainbow My W/H Ratio Never Lies..."

Print SparkPeople Printable Measuring tape. Don't cut out. “Sharpie dot” waist & hip measurements on tape. Punch 3 holes in the left margin. Label right Margin DATE & W/H RATIO. A new visual! My HEALTH is CHANGING! 244 224...  Read more

Dancers!

Dancers: ballroom, latin, swing, ballet, belly dance, hip hop, or even just dancing in the kitchen, it's all good! Don't dance? No problem! Come visit!...  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. Howev...  Read more

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 90%

A study from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that the majority of new cases of diabetes in those over 65 could be prevented by modest changes in lifestyle. We've always known that type 2 diabetes is a disease that can largely be prevented...  Read more

Waist-to-Hip Ratio

The Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator found here on SparkPeople is very informative and...SCARY! In the back of my mind, I'm constantly thinking about how I know I should eat healthier and exercise more but yet I continue to put junk into my body causi...  Read more

waist to hip ratio

ok, so it's a rant. so sue me, LOL lets first start off with semantics. What is a ratio. Usually it's a comparison of two numbers showing a relationship. it's not a single decimal number it's a comparison. but that asside, I must now break...  Read more