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What Is Body Image Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is Body Image.

Weight Loss Journals: Hands-On Inspiration

Visual images can be powerful tools in helping you reach your goals. There are lots of creative ways to use this motivation technique, such as posting an image of your goal where you’ll see it most—in your car, on a bathroom mirror, or on...  Read more

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 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

5 Reasons to Get Rid of Your Skinny Jeans

Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y...  Read more

Healthy Cookware and Bakeware

My late maternal grandmother was the kind of grandmother who set the bar. She could whip up an outfit for me on her sewing machine in less than a day. Her cookie jar was always stocked with homemade chocolate chip cookies. And of course, her grammar...  Read more

It's time to go exercise. I am so excited. Never t
Updated 4/23/2016 9:41:12 PM

It's time to go exercise. I am so excited. Never thought I would see this day coming. I'm excited to exercise....  Read more

What a day I had worked my upper body and I'm feel
Updated 4/23/2016 8:26:30 PM

What a day I had worked my upper body and I'm feeling it...  Read more

fab! I am hoping to build up to running a 5k next

fab! I am hoping to build up to running a 5k next year. Long way to go though!...  Read more

I am currently 206lbs and I prefer to walk and bik

I am currently 206lbs and I prefer to walk and bike because they are low impact and I have a long term knee issue. I don't like going super fast though because I prefer to go for distance. I usually do about 10km per day walking....  Read more

This scale hasn't moved in 2 weeks but my body is
Updated 4/23/2016 6:56:39 PM

This scale hasn't moved in 2 weeks but my body is changing. I never counted calories before and i think its about time i do. Can anyone recommend a simple app for calorie counting. This app and its calorie counting frustrates me....  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

Take it off!

I am 5'6", 28% body fat, and bad self image. I learned a funny secret, but it works! At home, I exercise in skimpy outfits, because your body looks good when it's exercising! Seeing your body working and being pushed helped me get past the vanity of...  Read more

Spark Nebraska The Official Team

Nebraska residents (statewide) looking to motivate and get motivated to get fit, stay fit, and/or lose their extra weight. (Click on team image)...  Read more

Will Photo Editing Eventually be a Thing of the Past?

I've never been a big fan of fashion magazines for a number of reasons.  First, I've never considered myself to be a "fashionista".  If you saw me on the street, my standard outfit is usually sweatpants and a t-shirt. ...  Read more

10 Workout Songs I Totally Dig Right Now

I am always on the lookout for new workout songs. I keep a paper and pen in my purse at all times so I can jot them down when I hear them. Since I continuously add to my playlist to keep my workouts fresh and fun, I figured I'd help you out too....  Read more

Does Your Weight Match Your Body Image Perception?

When you look in the mirror, do you see yourself as you are? I ask because my body image always seems to be a few months behind reality. When I lost the weight I kept thinking I should buy larger clothes. I had to have a friend come with me to s...  Read more

Distorted Body Image: A Little Turnaround

Last week I was able to ski in Colorado with my family. It was the first time I'd been on skis for 8 years and I skied one full day. At 68 I hung out with my family, had a few thrills, no falls and felt like a million bucks. Then I saw the picture....  Read more