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Body Measurement Index Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Measurement Index.

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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

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  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

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

Waist-to-Hip Ratio Estimates Health Risk

Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter...  Read more

Your head gives up before your body #mymantra
Updated 5/24/2016 5:15:42 PM

Your head gives up before your body #mymantra...  Read more

Today is the day I start my training to lose body
Updated 5/24/2016 2:24:40 PM

Today is the day I start my training to lose body fat ao I am allowed to join the navy. I weigj 208 with a goal weight of 175. But onlt have to lose 3 percent body fat. Lets see how faat I can do it...  Read more

So I'm have trouble losing upper body fat any idea
Updated 5/24/2016 10:07:29 AM

So I'm have trouble losing upper body fat any ideas ????...  Read more

Not sure what is going on with my body, I have bee
Updated 5/23/2016 9:46:54 PM

Not sure what is going on with my body, I have been sleeping 13-14 hours a day and I'm constantly tired. I also can't eat more then a few bites with out feeling bloated and full. Motivation to work out is 0. It's definitely affecting my marriage:(...  Read more

I try really hard to maintain a positive body imag
Updated 5/23/2016 4:14:36 PM

I try really hard to maintain a positive body image, despite the fact that I'm still 50 lbs away from my goal. Some days I honestly think I am down right sexy as hell. Other days, not so much. I feel like a busted can of biscuits today....  Read more

Waist-to-Hip Ratio

Belly fat, especially deep belly “visceral” fat, is extremely dangerous, according to medical researchers. It is associated with liver problems, insulin resistance, and heart attacks. Because of this, the waist-to-hip ratio has recently been promoted...  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

For a Good Night's Sleep, Try Steak

Out of all the nutrients, protein arguably gets the most attention—and for good reason. It's pretty powerful stuff. Its most important job is building and repairing muscles, which is why athletes and bodybuilders are so adamant about g...  Read more