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Fitprincess1983
08-08-2005, 05:21 AM
Hey all:) i'm 22 and i work out 5 days a week with cardio and weight training. i am also starting teaching a class at the gym at my college called hardbodies (its a weight training class to music) my bf% is 17.5, is this good for my age and hight??? the areas i dont like on my body are thighs of course and butt, but what is normal for bf%??? i am 22, and weigh 122 pounds oh and my hight is 5'2,

thanks!!!:)

Illana
08-08-2005, 01:42 PM
Firstly, as I have recently learnt, how was your BF tested, calipers 3 or 7 points/scales? Secondly 17% is Excellent! Good Work!:)

Fitprincess1983
08-08-2005, 02:54 PM
thanks:) i got it by the caliper 7 fold test, i know the caliper isnt the best and ive learned that the hydrostatic weighing is the best but it is pretty exspensive, and the caliper is free at my school.....

Illana
08-08-2005, 03:10 PM
The caliper 7 is good. Thats what I use now after I realise that something was a bit off with the scales that do BF%.

From the charts I have seen it puts you up there in the Excellent/Lean area which is so awesome. What are your goals?

Fitprincess1983
08-08-2005, 03:20 PM
well my goals are for a six pack:) but also i want to have a bit more difinition. i think my arms are good but i am pretty critical of myself and am a perfectionist so i never see anything even if its there, but thats just me:) i have an issue with that becasue i lost 50 pounds swimming in HS and i never want to get back to that awfull weight!!!! when i show people my pics they think its another person, so i guess my goals are basically more muscle def.....