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Body Size Measurement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Size Measurement.

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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

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

Are You Wearing the Right Sports Bra?

Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during...  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 Read a Nutrition Facts Label

What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of...  Read more

Sizes at different weights
Updated 8/3/2015 9:11:27 AM

So, I have a friend who is my exact height, similar build, and about 180 lbs, which is about 70 lbs lighter than I am now. The thing that confuses me is that she's a much smaller size (a size 14), than I was when I was at that weight., When I was th...  Read more

Need total body strength training ideas
Updated 8/3/2015 1:01:44 PM

I am looking for 2-3 total body strength training routines that I can rotate between. I would like something fairly short, 20-30 mins that covers the body. I will be using dumbbells....  Read more

Based on my height, and frame size I need to lose
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Based on my height, and frame size I need to lose 28# to be in the middle of the chart. I rounded to 30....  Read more

66 lbs gone, Banished from my body, never to retur
Updated 7/31/2015 11:38:06 PM

66 lbs gone, Banished from my body, never to return again!!!...  Read more

What part of the body is your fat loss coming comi
Updated 7/29/2015 3:55:35 PM

What part of the body is your fat loss coming coming from....mine is my face and shoulders, my stomach looks smaller, but the same measurement. .....but my face is so obvious. .....wish I can choose where my I loose first. ...lol, still happy....  Read more

Adding a food on SP

Hey if you are pretty sure you added a food previously and can't find it in your favorites.Go back as if you were adding it again and take note of how it was written. Then you can go back and search for it more accurately in your favorites.Sometimes...  Read more

Storage Containers - Portion Control

A lot of the food containers now come in "measurement cup" sizes. This makes it easy to control your portion size. If you know that one serving is 1/2 cup or 1 cup use the corresponding container size. Some of the larger containers (i.e. 2 cup) ha...  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

Best Sports Bras for Every Size

Want to make your workouts even better? Get a sports bra that'll keep you comfortable, cool, and dry. Here, Maureen Stabnau, senior vice president of merchandising at barenecessities.com, shares tips for finding a perfect-fitting bra, plus our f...  Read more