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Body Image In Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Image In Women.

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58 Reasons to Feel Good about Your Body (at Any Size!)

One particularly hot September afternoon when my daughter was in the fourth grade, she invited a few friends to enjoy an after-school swim in our pool. They entered the house filled with laughter and excitement and rushed upstairs to change into thei...  Read more

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

I always hope off my scale before it tells me body
Updated 6/20/2016 4:54:01 PM

I always hope off my scale before it tells me body fat %. Today i stayed on. 44%. So while I was at it I plugged my thigh and calf measurements in formula and was told i am obese and ideal weight for my body frame is 132-145. I am 179.8. Ugh so far!...  Read more

Got off track (again) and gained 6lbs but my body
Updated 6/20/2016 1:45:35 PM

Got off track (again) and gained 6lbs but my body fat stayed the same at least. Wish this wasn't so hard. Time to refocus!...  Read more

I was able to get almost 3 months of Thrive for women for $38 from a good friend at her rummage sale
Updated 6/19/2016 2:43:11 PM

I was able to get almost 3 months of Thrive for women for $38 from a good friend at her rummage sale. I tried it once before. Did a 3 day sample and loved it! It's just so spendy! I'm excited! I'm hoping it will help give me the jump I need!...  Read more

It is reported that 70% of women in America do not
Updated 6/18/2016 9:23:21 PM

It is reported that 70% of women in America do not excerice on a regular basis. 64% of American adults are overweight and half of those are obese. Type II diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death today....  Read more

Being kind to myself and listening to my body it i
Updated 6/24/2016 5:48:35 PM

Being kind to myself and listening to my body it is sore and feeling drained so taking day off from strength training...  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

From Overweight Teen to Beauty Queen

The Internet is abuzz about 22-year-old Bree Boyce, and not just because she was crowned Miss South Carolina earlier this month (and even won a preliminary swimsuit round at the pageant, according to thestate.com). The real story is that Boyce was mo...  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