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Definition Of Body Composition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Definition Of Body Composition.

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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

Body Composition Measures Results

Some people can measure their weight loss by the way they feel and look: firmer thighs, a smaller waist, jiggle-free arms. But then there are the number-crazy ones who desperately need some kind (any kind!) of concrete proof that all their hard work...  Read more

Toning vs. Bulking Up: The Real Facts

Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined...  Read more

Weight Loss Supplements: Fact or Fiction?

Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p...  Read more

The Quest for Functional Foods

All kinds of foods provide nutrients that your body needs. But some foods, known as "functional foods," do more for you body than just provide nutrients. They may also play a role in the prevention and treatment of certain chronic diseases....  Read more

Strict diet, very intense workouts but body just n
Updated 4/29/2016 12:21:03 PM

Strict diet, very intense workouts but body just not wanting the pounds to come off this first week. Anyone else have this problem? I'm about 50 pounds overweight so its not that I don't have it to lose😤...  Read more

Starting our 4th week of the body beast workout an
Updated 4/29/2016 8:25:40 AM

Starting our 4th week of the body beast workout and have seen some amazing results. Our number on the scale has barely dropped but our clothes are baggy. Here is to growing muscle. Clean eating and pumping iron is working!!!!!...  Read more

I've realized that after I gave birth my body has changed tremendously I'm tired all the time I barl
Updated 4/29/2016 12:55:31 AM

I've realized that after I gave birth my body has changed tremendously I'm tired all the time I barley sleep and I'm constantly eating small snacks my goal is to get back on track start using my own healthy recipes after all I am a wonderful chef ....  Read more

Went to my second body pump class tonight. I think
Updated 4/29/2016 12:29:35 AM

Went to my second body pump class tonight. I think I love this class.😊 Last time I went every muscle in my body screamed at me for days afterwards,but I look forward to going again....  Read more

Sooo thoughts, pros and cons on beach body!? Wanna
Updated 4/28/2016 6:21:35 PM

Sooo thoughts, pros and cons on beach body!? Wanna hear it all!...  Read more

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Calories = Energy

I sometimes have to remind myself that calories are actually GOOD for you. The definition of calorie is: a unit of ENERGY. You need calories to fuel your body. So before you slash the number of calories you are eating in order to lose weight, thin...  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

Does the Scale Really Tell the Whole Story?

We have all heard the phrase you cant judge a book by its cover. Then why is it that we as a society equate thinness to being healthy and fit when in all reality there is a growing epidemic of what researchers are now referring to as normal weigh...  Read more

You Asked: Does Pilates Count as Strength Training?

This is not an easy question for me to answer. As a certified Pilates instructor and long-time Pilates practitioner, I've seen the many benefits of Pilates first-hand, and with many of my students. A Pilates workout can sculpt your core, help you...  Read more