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Women And Body Image Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Women And Body Image.

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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

Yoga Body Bliss

A new study published by the University of California at Berkeley shows that women who practice yoga have better body images and less disordered eating patterns than women who take part in traditional aerobic exercises. Study participants filled out...  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

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

Yoga Helps Prevent Middle-Age Spread

A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight. ...  Read more

I'm trying not to be immature tonight. Around a woman that for some reason always makes me feel bad
Updated 7/25/2016 12:33:23 AM

I'm trying not to be immature tonight. Around a woman that for some reason always makes me feel bad about myself. She doesn't say anything. Just her attitude and way she talks to me. Trying to not let it bother me. Don't feel pretty at all...  Read more

i think i've ruined my body
Updated 7/24/2016 9:56:12 PM

Hi i'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but i was just wondering how do i get my body out of a catabolic state without gaining too much weight. for the last 4 weeks my diet has consisted of a protein bar and an average sized dinner....  Read more

Body Combat class this morning before my flight ho
Updated 7/24/2016 11:49:56 AM

Body Combat class this morning before my flight home. Feeling the bootcamp from yesterday. May not be able to stand up tomorrow!...  Read more

Who has tryed the body by vi diet and how much hav
Updated 7/23/2016 6:51:06 PM

Who has tryed the body by vi diet and how much have you lost within a month inches and weight iv been doing it for 2 weeks lost 5lbs and 3inch waste hips 2inch thighs 3inch breast 2 inch...  Read more

Body feeling like noodles 😕 but i didn't die th
Updated 7/22/2016 1:18:46 PM

Body feeling like noodles 😕 but i didn't die tho.......  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

Don't compare yourself to a model

Women especially are bombarded with images of model-thin females (think mags at the grocery check out line). Remember, a small fraction of women actually look that way. We need to ignore these images and make our own bodies/minds/spirits the best th...  Read more

50+ Females!

We're a group of "finely aged" women are are determined to live our lives getting and staying fit, healthy and active! Join us and remember, 50+ Ladies ROCK THEIR WORLD!...  Read more

What's Hot and What's Not: The Latest Tips on Mental Health for Men & Seniors

What's HOTIn a previous blog entry, I mentioned some research that showed how keeping your mind active with reading, puzzles, games, and other such activities can help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and slow down the general cog...  Read more

Confession: I Have Cellulite and I Won't Be Ashamed Anymore!

We are a culture that is obsessed with bodies. They're plastered on magazines, billboards and websites to sell just about everything. Celebrities and models don bikinis and lingerie on the covers of women's and men's magazines alike. And...  Read more

Women and Body Image

FaceBook strikes again. We on Sparks are very conscious of how we view ourselves as we make efforts to change and improve our health and fitness. We also know the importance of making POSITIVE thinking part of our daily efforts. This...  Read more