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Body Image Female Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Image Female.

Help Your Kids Love Their Bodies

Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200...  Read more

Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

5 Ways to Love Your Body

While many of us have an easy time showering other people with love, we find that Cupid has yet to hit us with the "body love" arrow. Don’t wait for Cupid! Begin today to start appreciating, accepting and yes, even loving your bod...  Read more

Healthy Cookware and Bakeware

My late maternal grandmother was the kind of grandmother who set the bar. She could whip up an outfit for me on her sewing machine in less than a day. Her cookie jar was always stocked with homemade chocolate chip cookies. And of course, her grammar...  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

It's hard to get all of the nutrients your body ne

It's hard to get all of the nutrients your body needs on less than 1200 calories per day. It also makes weight loss more difficult in the long run, so I'd recommend eating at least the minimum that your SP program suggests. Coach Jen...  Read more

Feeling proud of my body right now. I'm not where
Updated 11/20/2015 10:58:12 PM

Feeling proud of my body right now. I'm not where I want to end up, but I can see progress and I feel it in my clothes. I feel super sexy these days......  Read more

16" down all over body, 4" to go till i hit my fir
Updated 11/20/2015 2:04:37 PM

16" down all over body, 4" to go till i hit my first goal! :)...  Read more

Upper body day!! 50 mins elliptical, 30 mins tread
Updated 11/20/2015 3:56:22 PM

Upper body day!! 50 mins elliptical, 30 mins treadmill and 35 mins of free weights. I'm actually sticking to it! I also hit my 10k step goal before noon!!! Yeehaw!!! 😅 Have a fantastically healthy day, y'all!...  Read more

Best exercise for my body type?
Updated 11/21/2015 7:48:48 AM

As per the title, I am wondering what sort of exercise is best for my body type. I am an ectomorph, 6ft 3inches (190cm) and 11st (70kg). The two main exercise goals are of course weight loss or weight gain, however I do not feel I fit into eith...  Read more

Pumped Up Ladies

Pumping Iron,is an awesome way to transform the female body, especially women over 45...  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

Is A Thin Body Celebrated More Than A Fit One?

I'll admit it. I'm an Olympics junkie. I love watching almost any event- luge, snowboarding, aerials- even if I don't understand what's happening. I just enjoy the spirit of the Games and how young men and women are celebrated for their athletic a...  Read more