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Women Body Image Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Women Body Image.

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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

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 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 did lower body yesterday and upper body today. C
Updated 6/23/2016 1:52:40 PM

I did lower body yesterday and upper body today. Cardio both days and boy am I feeling it.. My legs are sore...  Read more

#workitwednesday just did 21 day fix full body car
Updated 6/22/2016 2:42:40 PM

#workitwednesday just did 21 day fix full body cardio. And later, Boot camp at the gym!...  Read more

A common complaint of woman is that they don't hav
Updated 6/21/2016 11:20:44 PM

A common complaint of woman is that they don't have time to exercise and sometimes that is true and so me...  Read more

I bought some whey isolate. I know body builders t
Updated 6/21/2016 1:45:50 PM

I bought some whey isolate. I know body builders take this to build muscle. It seems to me like it could aid in weight loss. But the bottle says not to take if you are trying to lose weight. Does anyone know why....  Read more

2 months with major body changes no weight loss
Updated 6/22/2016 10:57:18 AM

So I started a health and fitness journey March 1st. 1. I have half a non working thyroid (thyroidectomy) Diabetes and fatty liver. 2. I have been eating SUPER clean and healthy and have had my diabetes meds cut in half, with the hopes of being...  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

Should Celeb Bikini Photos Carry a Warning Label?

Scantily clad celebs often grace the covers of fitness magazines, baring their washboard abs, toned thighs and sculpted arms. It's no secret that most of these photos are retouched to add definition, slim away bulk, smooth fine lines, remove cellulit...  Read more

Black Women & Body Image

I am just so sick of it!! I just don't get it. As this is my blog, where I am free to ramble on about what's going on in my mind, I am just going to put it out there. Black women need to get it together when it comes what is an appropriate body image...  Read more