Are You Scared Of Losing Muscle? Here’s The Fix

2022-10-07T08:13:02-04:00By |Body Composition & Body Fat Testing, Gain Muscle|

A lot of people are horrified of losing muscle. In one sense, they should be, especially as they enter middle age and beyond. Sarcopenia, the loss of muscle with age is a real concern. Losing muscle mass is not quite so serious when you're a youngster. Thanks to "muscle memory" you can gain back the lean mass quickly. But even if you're a twenty or thirty-something, muscle loss is still a possibility, especially when you're dieting for fat loss on low calories. And when it happens, it can be frustrating. Fortunately, there is a solution...

Body Type Revisited : A New Way To Think About The Endomorph, Ectomorph, And Mesomorph

2019-02-19T21:22:56-05:00By |Body Composition & Body Fat Testing|

Rating your body type using the classic system invented by William Sheldon is called “somatotyping.” Most people just use the term body type instead of somatotype, but whatever you call it, people have been intrigued [...]

The BMI Is BS: How The Weight Loss Industry Uses the Wrong Measuring Stick

2019-02-19T21:27:00-05:00By |Body Composition & Body Fat Testing|

Most people who are dieting and exercising judge their success on one number: body weight. If they lose body weight, they feel like they’re on track. If they gain body weight, they feel off track. [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Skinfold Calipers And Body Fat Testing

2021-08-25T13:39:40-04:00By |Body Composition & Body Fat Testing|

"Get those vice grips of death away from me!" Cori said. I chuckled and replied, "Oh come on, they're just harmless skinfold calipers for body fat testing. Pinch an inch, you know?" She continued to [...]

The Scale Is a Liar… But Don’t Throw It Out! (Do This Instead)

2019-02-19T21:34:48-05:00By |Body Composition & Body Fat Testing|

I was going to title this post, “The Scale Is a Liar” and that’s it. Then I saw that articles on this subject have already been written by the dozens.  After skimming through them however, [...]

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