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Doctor insights on: Risk Of Injury With Low Body Fat Percentage

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What causes a low body fat percentage in a week?

What causes a low body fat percentage in a week?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why lose weight?: If your body fat,percentage is low, chances are that you don't need to lose,weight. That is why it is hard. Why are you trying? If you want to firm up, try doing weight bearing exercises and lifting. But trying to lose weight will probably only work against you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a low body fat percentage and still have high cholesterol?

Is it possible to have a low body fat percentage and still have high cholesterol?

absolutely: A poor diet and unfortunate genetics could lead to high serum cholesterol in a thin patient. Talk to your doctor about good eating habits and medical management. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have got the muscle, just too much fat so is there a way to get a six pack via a low body fat percentage in week?

Have got the muscle, just too much fat so is there a way to get a six pack via a low body fat percentage in week?

No: You can lose at most a pound or two of fat dieting. I hope you'll make this a long-term goal. It will not only make you look fantastic, but also make you feel better and stay healthy. ...Read more

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I workout, and have a quite low body fat percentage. I can even see veins on my calfs. I am also around 10% body fat. What to do to reach around 6-7%?

I workout, and have a quite low body fat percentage. I can even see veins on my calfs. I am also around 10% body fat. What to do to reach around 6-7%?

Hey: Ur just fine! do not obsess about lower body fat. For a woman 10-12 % body fat is normal. So do not start starving yourself or become bulimic. Watch out! ...Read more

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How to get a low percentage body fat, fast, easy and healthily? Iam a fitness enthuseiast and a amuture body builder so this is purely for image.

No easy way: This will take a lot of work, and there is no "healthy" way to do it quickly. Focus on healthy diet and building lean muscle (but you'll need cardio as well.). ...Read more

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Can going on a low fat diet help me reduce my body fat percentage?

Can going on a low fat diet help me reduce my body fat percentage?

Watch carbs: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product.. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...Read more

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How can I test body fat percentage?

How can I test body fat percentage?

Skin calipers: One way is to use a skin caliper. They measure the fat in different areas of the body and add up the measurements to get a percent of total body fat. Impedance analysis- sends a small current through the body and measures muscle, fat and water in the body. ...Read more