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Body Weight Exercises For Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Weight Exercises For Women.

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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

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

A Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer Prevention

Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women. So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical...  Read more

Weight Impacts Birth Control Effectiveness

Compared to women of normal weight, women who are overweight or obese are more likely to become pregnant while taking birth control pills. A study published in January’s Obstetrics and Gynecology showed that 5% of overweight women (compared to...  Read more

An Active Approach to Managing Menopause

You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time...  Read more

Women over 6 feet tall, Let's Talk!!!
Updated 7/28/2015 3:52:53 AM

Do you feel the BMI index for women in their 40's is unrealistic?? I would love to be 155-160 lbs again as this was my weight playing basketball in college. But since I haven't played "ball" in so long, I'm embarrassed to play in public. So I've d...  Read more

Is there more exercise description on the main sig
Updated 7/28/2015 6:33:45 AM

Is there more exercise description on the main sight? I've been doing a sparkpeople ab workout but nvr get to enter it since it's not really reps of things but different core stuff I have only used the mobile app for my phone...  Read more

I'm 6'5 233 trying to drop weight to 220 and I kee
Updated 7/28/2015 6:20:57 AM

I'm 6'5 233 trying to drop weight to 220 and I keep hearing I need 1.5x my body weight in grams of protein. My eating lifestyle is extremely lean and healthy. 300+ grams of protein sounds extremely unnecesary to me and I get a lot alreasy. Thoughts?...  Read more

You know what tho? Haven't u ever heard a woman s
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You know what tho? Haven't u ever heard a woman say he's nice but he's got a beer belly! Woman do it too. Or I remember a woman who only wanted to date blonds. LOL-I wouldn't want to be in a relationship w/ any one whose main concern is the outsid...  Read more

Anyone else working on losing baby weight ???
Updated 7/27/2015 5:56:06 PM

Anyone else working on losing baby weight ???...  Read more

Beautiful Bodies

When I get discouraged to exercise, I look at magazines with pictures of women with beautiful bodies...  Read more

Beautiful Bodies

When I get discouraged to exercise, I look at magazines with pictures of women with beautiful bodies...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

Hot Flashes: Diet, Exercise, and Lifestyle Tips

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. Today's blog post is the second in a series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. The responses from my first blog overw...  Read more

Muscle Your Way to Stronger Bones

One of the most concerning physical changes that occurs in postmenopausal women is an accelerated loss in bone mineral density within the first several years after menopause.   The rate of postmenopausal bone loss can vary for each woman, a...  Read more