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What Is Body Fat Composition Resources

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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

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

About SparkPeople's Recommendations

SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  Read more

4 Fitness Tests You Can Do at Home

Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great...  Read more

so excited kids start school tomorrow...and i am w
Updated 9/2/2015 1:33:04 AM

so excited kids start school tomorrow...and i am waking up at 6:30 to exercise......  Read more

I'm not overweight, but I am not fit either. I wou
Updated 9/2/2015 10:21:32 AM

I'm not overweight, but I am not fit either. I would like to lose some fat off my belly, my inner thighs, and get my arms toned. I need a gal friend to share recipes and exercise tips with....  Read more

I think I am officially a non-smoker! And the weig
Updated 9/2/2015 10:27:05 AM

I think I am officially a non-smoker! And the weight still keeps coming off. Never felt more proud of myself....  Read more

I don't know what's up but, I am KILLIN' this week
Updated 9/1/2015 11:40:40 PM

I don't know what's up but, I am KILLIN' this week. I mean, I am picking a fight with my goals and crushing it! Testify! WORD!...  Read more

i am feeling super defeated today. i gained four p
Updated 9/1/2015 10:15:53 PM

i am feeling super defeated today. i gained four points in 24 hours. Its water weight I assume. it basically puts me back at square one again...I know what to do but everything just keeps getting in the way...Need some motivation please....  Read more

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Water & Deep Breathing

When you are not consuming enough water, your body will hold on tightly to your body fat. Water isneeded to breakdown body fat and oxygen is the second key ingredient needed for the breakdown of body fat into useable energy. Breathe deeply every d...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

You Asked: Is Muscle Milk Good for You?

Performance enhancing supplements have become big business. Many drinks, powders and bars promise a competitive edge through increased strength, development of an ultra lean body or increased recovery responses so you can work out harder and more eff...  Read more

Are All Calories Created Equal?

Ideally, a healthy body is comprised of about 55-60 percent water, 10-20 percent muscle and lean tissue, 6-8 percent bone minerals and about 18 (men) or 22 (women) percent fat. When fat reserves rise higher than desired and weight loss is indicated,...  Read more

Strength Training and Body Fat Composition, Oh my!

A few weeks ago, I switched gym memberships to a cheaper and more well stocked gym (usually that's the other way around!), but after the ordeal that it took me to cancel my membership, I still end up being able to use the old gym until the middle of...  Read more