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What will be the ideal Max visceral fat % for male and female at 33 years old?

What will be the ideal Max visceral fat % for male and female at 33 years old?

Varies: especially because the BMI predictor is very bad if based just on weight and height. Calipers or measuring the folds of fat are much better indicators. about 22% fat is ok for males, a bit more for females Thru the main page, you can connect directly to me to ask more detailed questions http://www.nerdpocalypse.net ...Read more

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How can I reduce visceral fat and external fat?

How can I reduce visceral fat and external fat?

Weight/fat loss: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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I am 48 years old, height 172cm, weight 75kgs. My visceral fat level vfa is 10.5. Is that dangerous to me and what can I do to reduce to the normal.?

I am 48 years old, height 172cm, weight 75kgs. My visceral fat level vfa is 10.5. Is that dangerous to me and what can I do to reduce to the normal.?

BMI: Your bmi aroud 25.5 putting you well below the 50 th percentile for those the same height and age. Your in the normal range otherwise. ...Read more

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What would cause your visceral fat numbers to double in a week on the tania scale?

What would cause your visceral fat numbers to double in a week on the tania scale?

Inaccurate or...: Most likely, the machine being used is not accurate or the method is not consistent from one measurement to the next. ...Read more

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I have visceral fat. How to get rid of it ?

I have  visceral fat. How to get rid of it ?

Visceral fat: Reduce animal fat in your diet. Otherwise, start aerobic work out. If you do it on treadmill, make sure you bring your heart rate to the fat burning mode level. Do it no less than 30 minutes a day, no less than 5 x/week. Avoid unhealthy calories - sweets, fast food, soft drinks. Push 0 calorie foods - veggies. Add fruit and plenty of water. ...Read more

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Hi my body visceral fat lvl is high for the past two years. I lift 5 days a week, sleep 7 hours daily and have balanced diet. Why? I'm worry. Pls hlp

Hi my body visceral fat lvl is high for the past two years. I lift 5 days a week, sleep 7 hours daily and have balanced diet. Why? I'm worry. Pls hlp

How do you LOOK?: I'd be less concerned with numbers purporting to give measurements than how you actually look. As a weight lifter, you're well-aware of how much surface fat you have and whether this robs you of definition. If you are trim / look lean and do not have an obvious pot belly, i would ignore both calculations and the "high tech scales" that gave you this result. ...Read more

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How does stress, and cortisol increase the amount of visceral fat? Does it make you eat more, alsoadds sub. Fat, or it makes you gain it around organs?

How does stress, and cortisol increase the amount of visceral fat? Does it make you eat more, alsoadds sub. Fat, or it makes you gain it around organs?

Not that simple: Stress and steroids causes weight gain but you can't direct the fat to the areas it will go.Our body makes cortisol (steroids) when under stress causing many reactions to occur. Eating fried foods, fatty foods and not exercising causes weight gain that will distribute itself throughout your body and go to areas around your vital organs and under your skin. So you will lose your shape ; health ...Read more