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In which 2 activities would higher levels or body fat be advantageous in sports?
-when required to overcome inertia of another body or external object
-long distance swimmers
5 benefits of greater percentage of muscle mass along with lower percentage of fat mass
*pound for pound
-increased speed and endurance
-greater aesthetic appeal
-less fat= less resistance
-more lean mass= more power
If body weight is not a reliable way to track progress, what should we use then?
Formula to calculate fat mass
% body fat x body weight
Formula to calculate fat free mass
Body weight- fat mass
Formula for desired body weight
Fat free mass/ (1- desired %body fat)
Weight reduction) 3500 kcal= ?
1 pound of fat
Weight reduction) What 3 main phases does annual training cycle consist of?
Weight reduction) Nutrition periodization- when is it recommended to pursue active weight reduction? (2)
During the transition cycle or the initial part of the preparation cycle
Weight management II