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Ideal Body Fat Percentage by Marc D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 22 May 2008 8:06am 4 Comments What is your ideal body fat percentage? According the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) they have come up with a very simple body fat percentage chart that outlines from the essential body fat needed to survive to what is classified as obese. You should be able to use this body fat percentage chart to find your ideal body ... Read on »
Why You Should Monitor your Body Fat Percentage When Losing Weight ? by sharonthomas Posted Tue 11 Dec 2012 4:52am Knowledge regarding how to calculate fat percentage for weight loss helps dieters to have proper, safe and effective weight management. Not only does it help to lose weight but also proves beneficial to know about what should be ones exact fat percentage, as per the age, gender, height and physical activities that are performed at the work place an ... Read on »
Contest: Guess My Body Fat Percentage by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 22 Dec 2009 8:16am Before we get to today’s actual post, I have a challenge. At the risk of sounding like a carny barker, guess my body fat and win a Damage Control Master Formula. The winner will be the one who, before tomorrow’s post, guesses what the “gold standard” hydrostatic test showed my body fat percentage to be – to the nearest tenth of a percent withou ... Read on »
9 Days Out And My Body Fat Percentage by Erin W. Posted Thu 13 Sep 2012 10:01am I feel like I have been running around like a mad woman these past few days. I have so much on my to-do list before I leave for Chicago next week for my first fitness competition! I took a scheduled rest day yesterday.  I know you probably think I”m crazy for taking a rest day when I’m only 9 days out from my first bikini competition, but t ... Read on »
Weigh-In: Lowest Body Fat Percentage Measurement Yet! by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted Sat 18 Oct 2008 2:35pm After tonight's run, I stepped on the scale. It's been several days since my last weigh-in, & was curious to see if my consistent running as of late had made any difference in my body fat percentage measurements. Well, I'm happy to say that tonight's readout was the lowest measurement yet. Over the last 6 days, I lost another 1. ... Read on »
Weigh-In: Yea! My Body Fat Percentage is Getting Smaller! by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted Sat 18 Oct 2008 4:09pm I am completely worn out after yesterday's series of workouts. Slept a bit longer than normal too, as my body apparently needed it to recover. This morning, I once again hopped on the scale to see the results. This time, I did something different: I started to pay more attention to the body fat percentage readout than the number ... Read on »
Body Fat Percentage Is As Important As Weight by Linda Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 12:00am The new trend now with weight loss is reducing body fat percentage as well as weight. It’s not just what you weight but how much fat do you have? A recent study by the Mayo Clinic shows more than half of American adults considered to have normal body weight in America have high body fat percentages of more than 20 percent for men and 30 ... Read on »
Body Fat Percentage Is Important Even If You Are Normal Weight by Linda Posted Thu 08 Apr 2010 12:00am We know that Americans have issues with their weight.  70% of Americans are either overweight or obese. However, studies show now that those people who are considered healthy weight have a problem in that their weight is normal, but they’ve lost lean muscle and gained excess body fat. Emerging research shows that this “normal weight obes ... Read on »
Body Fat Percentages by Tara Posted Fri 18 Feb 2011 7:00am Yesterday was fun! I ventured on over to one of the local colleges to represent my gym at a health fair. I wore my trainer shirt and brought along the Omron fat loss monitor at right. (I opted to leave my intimidating skinfold calipers in my box at the gym.) It turned out to be a really great event. Not only was I able to create some awareness fo ... Read on »
How to Reduce Body Fat Percentage by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 May 2012 9:25am Share This Page By now most people know about BMI or Body mass index that’s used to help assess the level of body fat that you have and to give a range of what is healthy for you personally. Fundamentally the BMI is a way of measuring of body weight that’s based on your weight and height. While it doesn’t physically mea ... Read on »