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Provided that your fat mass is lost through sustainable means—an adequate diet, hydration, and low-intensity activity—or provided that you have refueled and rehydrated after a restrictive diet and/or high-intensity training regimen, the equation you have derived is correctly balanced. So your formula is entirely correct, provided that you can fairly assume ...


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Muscle loss cannot be inferred purely through changes in body fat percentage. The reason being that muscle is only one component of fat free mass. Experienced natural bodybuilding competitor and coach Alberto Nunez has talked about a sort of rule of thumb for weight loss which boils down to 20% of all long term weight loss being water. With this in mind, ...


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Very few of the common methods of assessing body composition are so accurate. That is, they can be under ideal conditions—a highly skilled tester, excellent equipment, euhydrated state, and/or typical body electrolyte levels—but very rarely do these factors come together. So unless you are having your body composition assessed professionally, you should ...


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