What’s the Best Way to Measure Body Composition?
Written by Calvin Sun
Are you overweight, skinny-fat or just curious about your lean body mass percentage? In physical fitness, body composition is used to describe the percentages of fat, bone, water and muscle in human bodies. Because muscular tissue takes up less space in our body than fat tissue, our body composition, as well as our weight, determines leanness. Here are some common ways to measure – some old and some newer – where you are along with the pros and cons.
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