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AL_DA_GREAT
10-03-2007, 01:00 AM
1) My current bodyfat is 12%. My goal is around 9%. does that mean that I sould lose 3% of my weight (85kg * .03 ) = 2,5 kg. It seems to be too little.

2) is bodyfat weight of fat/body weight or is it volume of fat/volume of body

sCaRz*Of*PaiN
10-03-2007, 02:02 AM
I'm not sure I understand what you mean. Could you elaborate a bit?



does that mean that I sould lose 3% of my weightNo.

leetuck
10-03-2007, 04:33 AM
I'm not an expert by here's my 2p worth.

Question 1:

85kg @ 12% bodyfat = 10.2 kg of fat

If you lost 2.5kg of FAT ONLY then you would be
82.5kg with 7.7 kg of FAT.

This means your body fat would be 9.3% so yeh that's about right.

Question 2:
This is the percentage of a personís body mass that is not made up of either; bones, muscles, organs, or water.

Hope this helps.

devo
10-03-2007, 08:46 AM
1) My current bodyfat is 12%. My goal is around 9%. does that mean that I sould lose 3% of my weight (85kg * .03 ) = 2,5 kg. It seems to be too little.

at 85kg and 12% body fat, your lean weight is .88*85=74.8kg and your fat weight is 10.2kg.

to obtain 9% with JUST fat loss (assuming no muscle loss), you're weight needs to be 74.8/.91 = 82.2kg.
ie you need to lose 2.8kg of fat

hope that helps