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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

56 and hoping to loose weight
Updated 1/27/2015 1:11:41 PM

I am 56 and diabetes is big in my family, although I have not been diagnosed with the disease. Both my age and diabetes are worrying me. 39 I consciously know what to do. What I miss is someone in the same condition as me to share and learn with. 4...  Read more

I usually check my weight daily, but I don't tie m
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I usually check my weight daily, but I don't tie my emotions to the number on the scale. Also, the same way you can't look at every upward flux as a "gain", you can't count every down flux as a "loss" or you'll drive yourself crazy figuring out w...  Read more

Looking for couples who have lost weight on SP
Updated 1/27/2015 10:52:33 AM

Hi everyone We're working on a story for Valentine's Day about couples who have lost weight on SparkPeople. If you know of any couples who would qualify, can you send me a SparkMail? Thanks! Coach Jen...  Read more

weight tracking motivation
Updated 1/27/2015 8:35:44 AM

Can someone tell me where to find the weight tracking motivation scale where you can pick your own moniker, colors and watch yourself run toward your goal? 2 Thanks! ...  Read more

Squeezing Exercise in
Updated 1/27/2015 8:54:27 AM

How do you fit exercise into a hectic schedule?...  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