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Women Body Image Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Women Body Image.

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Yoga Body Bliss

A new study published by the University of California at Berkeley shows that women who practice yoga have better body images and less disordered eating patterns than women who take part in traditional aerobic exercises. Study participants filled out...  Read more

Boost Your Body Image

On a recent trip to California, I went on a hike in Runyon Canyon, a park near my daughter’s apartment.  During my climb, I overheard two women chatting behind me.  One was expressing concern regarding comments her teenage daughter ha...  Read more

5 Reasons to Get Rid of Your Skinny Jeans

Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y...  Read more

Boost Your Bathing Suit Confidence

While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,...  Read more

Yoga Helps Prevent Middle-Age Spread

A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight. ...  Read more

Can't wait to see my summer body. It's gonna be g
Updated 5/31/2016 1:56:54 PM

Can't wait to see my summer body. It's gonna be great. Walking past mirrors and glass window without looking. Is hard but I'm doing it!!!...  Read more

Your body should stabilize and drop the water weig
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Your body should stabilize and drop the water weight once it adjusts to not being on the meds. If it continues or you keep gaining, I would talk to my doctor....  Read more

"Your daily choice to Move your body and to Live w
Updated 5/31/2016 10:10:01 AM

"Your daily choice to Move your body and to Live well, YOU just Gained Momentum"!...  Read more

The main thing I need to work on his my body image
Updated 5/30/2016 3:43:37 PM

The main thing I need to work on his my body image. I equate my self worth so heavily with my appearance and weight, and I hate it. I'm overweight, yea. But I'm so sick of hating my body. Has anyone been helped by any books or anything on this topic?...  Read more

Just did a really good lite total body workout...b
Updated 5/30/2016 10:48:42 AM

Just did a really good lite total body workout...burned 560 calories. Now I want to go run but it is raining....  Read more

Media Motivation

Instead of letting media images of fit and fabulous women demotivate me, I decided to turn that on its head and use those images as a light to run towards. There is a particular actress who, whenever I see her, I think looks amazing. Her body is fit,...  Read more

Don't compare yourself to a model

Women especially are bombarded with images of model-thin females (think mags at the grocery check out line). Remember, a small fraction of women actually look that way. We need to ignore these images and make our own bodies/minds/spirits the best th...  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

What's Hot and What's Not: The Latest Tips on Mental Health for Men & Seniors

What's HOTIn a previous blog entry, I mentioned some research that showed how keeping your mind active with reading, puzzles, games, and other such activities can help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and slow down the general cog...  Read more

Should Celeb Bikini Photos Carry a Warning Label?

Scantily clad celebs often grace the covers of fitness magazines, baring their washboard abs, toned thighs and sculpted arms. It's no secret that most of these photos are retouched to add definition, slim away bulk, smooth fine lines, remove cellulit...  Read more

Black Women & Body Image

I am just so sick of it!! I just don't get it. As this is my blog, where I am free to ramble on about what's going on in my mind, I am just going to put it out there. Black women need to get it together when it comes what is an appropriate body image...  Read more