Muscle Loss BF%?
- 03-23-2006, 09:41 PM
Muscle Loss BF%?
Hey guys, I'm curious if I am calculating this right or not. I believe I have lost around 12 lbs of fat, and 4 lbs of muscle. I used calipers for measurement. Diet stayed semi clean but higher cal. until March 1st (birthday) And have been low carb and cals since(lost 15 lbs from Mar. 1 -23). I am taking Sesamin(4 cap daily), Venom(1 cap Daily, 2 on w/o days), Thyrogen-X (3 caps daily for 12 days, 1 cap since),Retain (1 cap before bed) Camph ( just started 6 caps for last 7 days). I am 6'1, 21 years old. I train 3-4 days per week with a variable custom w/o lasting 2 hours (average). Cardio included post w/o, which lasts 15 min. (2x per week).
Jan. 30 2006 (20% BF)
(52lbs fat,208lbs lean & skeletal tissue?)
Starting weight: 260lbs
Waist (belly button): 44.75"
Waist (belt/hip): 41"
Left Arm: 17.75"
Mar. 23 2006 (15% BF)
(36lbs fat,202lbs lean & skeletal tissue?)
Weight: 238 lbs
Waist (belly button): 42.5"
Waist (belt/hip): 39.5"
Left Arm: 17.25
- 03-24-2006, 12:27 PM
- 03-24-2006, 03:03 PM
Ahh, I see. Ok Thanks for the reply man. Is this an ideal or ok ratio of (8:3) BF loss:Muscle loss? Or am I losing to much lean tissue?
03-24-2006, 04:29 PM
Almost 1/4 of the weight that you have lost has been muscle, I would say that't too high. Try to eat more. Your actual weight lost may be less, but you could still lose the same amount of fat.
03-26-2006, 04:32 PM
I was afraid of that answer. Thanks for the input....Time to bring on the Oatmeal and whey!
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