Skinny fat

The Skinny on Body Fat: Understanding Fat and Body Composition

Struggling with the dreaded F word? You are not alone. Take a break at from the numbers on your bathroom scale and take a minute to understand what they mean. 

Body weight is the measurement, in pounds of your entire body. We tend to get distracted by body weight measurements instead of taking the time to understand what body fat percentage means. As a fitness professional, I weigh bodies daily and it continually amazes me that clients focus on their body weight rather than on their body fat percentage.

Fat isn’t a bad word. Fat is actually an essential nutrient in the body. Our bodies need fat to function. Health problems arise when our bodies carry too much fat. If you want to take charge of your health, here’s how you can take charge of your body fat percentage.

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