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Body Composition Measurement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Composition 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

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  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

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

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

Haven't worked out in a few days, because my body
Updated 9/22/2016 9:59:06 AM

Haven't worked out in a few days, because my body is just screaming from being so tired. But I have been more active during the day....  Read more

My body seems to love 180 lbs no matter what I do
Updated 9/22/2016 9:35:53 AM

My body seems to love 180 lbs no matter what I do ....I'm feeling at a loss. I'm still getting on the exercise bike though. I'm still swimming and walking too. Not giving up on myself....  Read more

I'm begining to tire as the week draws to an end. Ive got a body pump and boxersise class this morni
Updated 9/22/2016 2:52:59 AM

I'm begining to tire as the week draws to an end. Ive got a body pump and boxersise class this morning then all being well I'll get chance to rest in the day then go to circuits and ab blast class this evening!That's the plan anyway....  Read more

in love with my body, each and every way.
Updated 9/21/2016 11:23:59 AM

in love with my body, each and every way....  Read more

Is there any place in the app to track measurement
Updated 9/22/2016 1:10:10 AM

Is there any place in the app to track measurements or simply record them? Weight is just one way to show progress but without measurements, it doesn't tell the whole story. It would be nice if I could keep all my stats in one place....  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

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WALGREENS offer free tests with their Wellness Bus Tour. Go to WALGEENS.COM eneter your zip code and it tells you were the bus is. These free health tests include: total cholesterol, glucose reading for blood sugar, blood pressure, body mass index,...  Read more

Actresses/Actors and Other Theatre Enthusiasts!

This is for every actress/actor or anyone connected to theater out there dealing with the struggles and triumphs of a thankless but wonderful business! It's hard being in a group of perfect bodies!...  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

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....  Read more

Sunday 18-Mar-2012 Body Composition measurement, Fitness Tests, & Limited Medical Tests

LCHF diet only for 4 weeks, tomorrow I start 10-Minute Trainer® by Tony Horton. Weight: 236.8 lb Body Fat %: 38.10% Body Water: 45.10% Bone Mass: 7.40% Head: 24" Neck: 18" Arm (relaxed): 14" Arm (flexed): 15.63" Forearm: 12" Wr...  Read more

Body Composition measurement tonight.

Tonight I am going to the Y to get my Body Composition measured. I had it done 2 months ago and the kinesiologist who did it recommended getting it redone in 2 months. I had it done the beginning of November and it was 28% and I weighed 150. I'm down...  Read more