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Fat Woman Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fat Woman.

The Top 6 Fitness Myths and Truths

Would your friends lie to you? They just might be... This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals....  Read more

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

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

Managing Menopause with a Healthy Diet

Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require...  Read more

3 Weight Loss Tips for Men

If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod...  Read more

Is excess fat a stage of having loose skin? I did
Updated 11/25/2015 9:05:41 PM

Is excess fat a stage of having loose skin? I did cardio and no weights for a while then I started back on weights. Would it be too late for me to tone up?...  Read more

Low fat mozzarella and non fat cottage cheese!

Low fat mozzarella and non fat cottage cheese!...  Read more

There was sexual harassment from my supervisor, and religiously harassment from this woman... I had

There was sexual harassment from my supervisor, and religiously harassment from this woman... I had to report......  Read more

Muscle vs. fat?
Updated 11/24/2015 7:49:48 AM

I'm (finally) back on a regular plan and whatnot, but two weeks in, I'm finding my scale is stuck. I know that muscle weighs more than fat and that the amount of exercise I'm doing (2-3 miles in the pool 4x/week) is building a muscle more than losing...  Read more

FAT - discuss... I'm finding it hard to stay withi
Updated 11/21/2015 8:29:34 AM

FAT - discuss... I'm finding it hard to stay within my range. All healthy fats; olive oil, seeds and nuts, lean meats and sometimes avocado etc. But I'm near the top whack nearly every day. How do you do it?...  Read more

Realize that somone out there has more to lose...

At first this might sound demeaning/degrading (and it might be), but it worked for me. I felt like I had such a far way to come weight-loss wise that I needed to look at pictures of people who had more to lose than me. So I google imaged various phra...  Read more

A little bit of humor :)

Putting a funny picture of a fat woman/man on your fridge can make you think twice before starting to eat for no reason! :P...  Read more

50+ Females!

We're a group of "finely aged" women are are determined to live our lives getting and staying fit, healthy and active! Join us and remember, 50+ Ladies ROCK THEIR WORLD!...  Read more

How Amanda Lost 105 Pounds the Healthy Way*

Name: AmandaUsername: POOKASLUAGHAmount of weight lost: 105 lbsHometown: San Antonio, TXOccupation: Stay at home momAge: 34 Amanda gained weight while dealing with years of medications and illness. Although she would eat healthy portion sizes an...  Read more

Win the Battle of the 'Menopause Belly' Bulge

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. One of the first changes many postmenopausal women not...  Read more


I couldn’t figure out why everyone was liking my status update, then I realized over half of it was missing. This is NOT something likeable in any way. Yesterday I wore a new dress with tights and boots. When I bought/created the outfit, I thoug...  Read more

There's a fat woman in my mirror....

As a Paramedic, I deal on a regular basis with the effects of obesity in society. I'm sure you are aware of what I am talking about - Heart conditions, Diabetes, Hypertension, and all of those other conditions that have a higher risk of occurring if...  Read more