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Accurate Body Fat Measurement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Accurate Body Fat Measurement.

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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

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  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

Break Free from the Scale!

How many times have you stepped on the scale, full of hopeful anticipation, only to be disappointed by the number staring back at you? Suddenly, that great feeling of accomplishment you had vanishes and you tell yourself that, again, you failed. No m...  Read more

Are You Wearing the Right Sports Bra?

Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during...  Read more

A thought....I feel fat because I behave fat....I
Updated 9/24/2016 1:04:27 PM

A thought....I feel fat because I behave fat....I did not do as I should and those behaviors relate back to my psychological behaviors determining how I think and feel about myself. Change behavior, change my life....  Read more

Feeling bad and fat! # bloated
Updated 9/24/2016 10:06:35 AM

Feeling bad and fat! # bloated...  Read more

I do the low carb high fat lifestyle. It isn't for
Updated 9/23/2016 9:22:01 PM

I do the low carb high fat lifestyle. It isn't for everyone but, I really do like it. It really does take some getting used to. Does anyone on here do this?...  Read more

Does anyone have any suggeations on good fat burning exercises? #fitness #workout
Updated 9/29/2016 3:33:35 PM

Does anyone have any suggeations on good fat burning exercises? #fitness #workout...  Read more

My goal is to lose belly fat and have a flat stoma
Updated 9/23/2016 8:24:18 PM

My goal is to lose belly fat and have a flat stomach by mid-April. Unfortunately, I need to get surgery on my Achilles, so there won't be much options of exercise, so I really need to rely on my nutrition during recovery. Any Advice?...  Read more

Pedomenter measurement

To get a more accurate measurement of the steps I take I secure my pedometer to my shoe string....  Read more

Body Composition Index better than BMI

BMI measurements are NOT the best way to determine our health. BMI is simply a ratio of scale weight to our height, so a body builder can have the same BMI as a couch potato of the same height and weight. Body Compositions Index tells us how much...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Does It Really? What's the Deal with the bodybugg?

Wouldn’t it be great if there were an easy-to-use, moderately priced weight loss tool that told you exactly how many calories you burned each day, how many you ate, and what your real calorie surplus or deficit is?That would sure take a lot of the my...  Read more

Are You Monitoring More Than Weight?

Earlier this week I encouraged you to use a simple tip to take control of mindless eating to help you with the secrets to a strong start. Another of the secrets is to weigh yourself weekly to help track your success. I know how frustrating it can...  Read more