LADIES, comment below where you are AND where you want to be 💪🏾. GENTLEMEN, comment below which you see in your gym the most 👀 .
*BODY FAT %* by @skiman.factual.fitness ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
So the main reason for this difference between mean and women is that at some point in their lives may nourish a fetus and then a baby from their own bodies, so women have to stock energy in the form of fat in anticipation of future pregnancies. There's also the hormonal differences that play a role with men vs women as why they will carry more body fat. For the most part women carry fat differently and in different areas of the body such as the buttocks, hips and navel midsection area.
With that being said, the same mind games still play a part.
The scale can tell you how much total gross weight our body carries but it can't really tell you your bf%.
We weigh ourselves to find out how much "weight" we have lost, but do you really know how much "fat" you've lost. It's all very misleading right? The body is compromised of
lean muscle, fat tissue, organs, water, etc...
You may have a healthy weight but not so healthy bf%. More than 30% for women and 20% body fat for men makes it more likely to be vulnerable to diseases that effects overweight and obese people. Too mcuh body fat is serious healthy risk.
Problems that may occur are:
-Elevated blood lipids(cholesterol)
-Gall bladder failure/disease
OK but lets flip the page on this and play devils advocate, being too thin can also cause issues. Now more than ever, people are worried about how much they weigh. In only the opposite direction people in a effort to lose weight and extra fat achieve being too lean only by popular misconceptions of what today's society deems fit.
Being thin does not necessarily reduce one's health risk either. In fact by being becoming too thin can lead to serious eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. Thinness simply refers to weighing less than the recommend