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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

Has anyone tried Jillian Michaels' Body Revolution
Updated 12/19/2014 10:30:34 AM

Has anyone tried Jillian Michaels' Body Revolution plan? I love her stuff, and am hugely interested in the plan, but it's so expensive!...  Read more

You can always write your food choices/measurement
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You can always write your food choices/measurements in a journal, then go back and log them in the Spark tracker. It will do all that cumbersome math for you!...  Read more

how to tone troubled lower body
Updated 12/18/2014 1:31:26 PM

I have been working out 4-5 times per week for two months and eating healthier and fewer calories. I lost about 12 lbs in the first 5-6 weeks, but have totally stalled the last month. I am becoming discouraged by the scale, but more so that I am not...  Read more

once in awhile it's good to have a cheat day. In some cases the body will benefit. But you still ne
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once in awhile it's good to have a cheat day. In some cases the body will benefit. But you still need to be aware of portion control :))...  Read more

New plan of action. Water for half my body weight,
Updated 12/15/2014 6:11:43 PM

New plan of action. Water for half my body weight, eat more fresh foods, then I will be too full for junk. I'd rather add more stuff than take away stuff 😊 Also I wanna get in 30 mins of cardio a day. I like to do 15min in the am & 15 min in the p...  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

Take The President's Challenge

The President's Challenge (www.presidentschallenge.org) is another set of challenges available for FREE. Begun in the 1960s, it has been available for years. (Presidential Fitness Award, Physical Fitness Test, Presidential Active Lifestyle Award - PA...  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 cant 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. Howev...  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