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Body Image Media Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Image Media.

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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

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

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

A Little Imagination Can Boost Your Motivation

“I really want to lose weight. I hate the way I look and feel, and I know things will be much better when I get the weight off. But I just can’t stay motivated to do it. I think there must be something wrong with me.” If this s...  Read more

10 Worst Foods of the Year

  Editor's Note: After much deliberation, food writer John "Mr. Bad Food" McGran has come up with the "best" of the worst foods he’s reviewed over the past year. Here there are in his words (in no particul...  Read more

Do you all eat according to your body types? I hav
Updated 7/21/2015 8:10:43 PM

Do you all eat according to your body types? I have an apple shaped body and I want to get rid of my big belly so it goes with my legs!! Lol. Do any of you know if that helps?...  Read more

Today is day 2 of jillian Michaels body revolution
Updated 7/21/2015 1:03:15 PM

Today is day 2 of jillian Michaels body revolution. I am considering starting Cw5K program too. I'm 8 weeks post partum and still have about 20 lbs to lose. It's hard to get in 30 min workout with a baby it's going to be even harder doing a full hour...  Read more

body media VS fit bit.
Updated 7/22/2015 8:35:53 PM

just bought a fit bit, can I sync it up with spark people?...  Read more

@rainbowharmony your body is probably going throug
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@rainbowharmony your body is probably going through a detox phase. I too went through that. The first time I started this product over a year ago I quit because of the same feelings you are having. I didn't think I was supposed to feel that way. I st...  Read more

Have questions about beach body systems
Updated 7/19/2015 2:45:45 PM

I want to try one of those beach body systems, but I have exercise induced asthma and bad knees, can anyone suggest which one I should try. Can anyone give me det's on what they are doing and is working for them?...  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

Eating Right

When I put any food in my mouth I imagine how it affects my body. If I get a negative image in my mind I won't eat it. For example, I get the best images from eating kale and spinach, as I imagine them clearing "gunk" out of my body as they pass thro...  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

Why 'Fitspiration' Isn't So Inspirational

Warning: The images and words in this post could be triggering to anyone who has had an eating disorder. "Strong is the new skinny." "When I exercise, I wear all black because it's like a funeral for my fat.""Skinny...  Read more

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae from Weight Watchers Smart Ones

Editor's note: This is a sponsored post from Weight Watchers® Smart Ones®. It was written by the SparkPeople staff. No matter where you are on your weight-management journey, Smart Ones® helps you stay on track by offering a variety o...  Read more

Young Girls Poor Body Image- Media or Parents?

While on Pinterest the other day I came across a picture of a mother and daughter both sitting at a lake with their backs to the camera. The woman was of average weight....not too small not too big...same with the girl. The caption on the picture...  Read more