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Human Body Measurement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Human Body Measurement.

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

5 Steps to Strengthen Your Immune System

Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often...  Read more

Has anyone seen the special Beach Body has going f
Updated 4/25/2016 5:23:31 PM

Has anyone seen the special Beach Body has going for their on demand? You sign up for a free 30 day trial and after you decide if you want to keep it for 3 payments of $38.99. They have turbo fire, P90X1,2,3, 21 day fix,& cize. I love turbo fire!!...  Read more

Last week when I started I added my measurements.
Updated 4/26/2016 9:18:40 AM

Last week when I started I added my measurements. I cannot find them today. Can someone tell me where they are?...  Read more

What a day I had worked my upper body and I'm feel
Updated 4/23/2016 8:26:30 PM

What a day I had worked my upper body and I'm feeling it...  Read more

This scale hasn't moved in 2 weeks but my body is
Updated 4/23/2016 6:56:39 PM

This scale hasn't moved in 2 weeks but my body is changing. I never counted calories before and i think its about time i do. Can anyone recommend a simple app for calorie counting. This app and its calorie counting frustrates me....  Read more

Never underestimate yourself as a human being
Updated 4/23/2016 12:47:49 PM

Never underestimate yourself as a human being...  Read more


100MG of CoQ10 supports energy as does B-complex, B2 helps your body burn fats, carbohydrates & proteins & use them for fuel. B12 is necessary for the body to turn the food you eat into energy Mayo Clinic reports Coenzyme Q10 is normally produced by...  Read more

Don't Obsess about Numbers!

Obsessing over amount lost in a week, or and ideal weight goal can drive you nuts. I focus on the goals that matter like consistent healthy eating, and tracking other measurements. Especially for woman as we go through our cycle our body weight/wat...  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

Scale Haters Unite!

By now you’ve been working on your New Year’s resolutions for roughly four weeks.  Have you stepped on the scale this week only to be discouraged, frustrated, angry, sad, or some other combination of negative emotions?  You&rsqu...  Read more