Average Body Fat
The average american body fat percentage
The average body fat percentages for American Males is around 25%. For females this number is 35%-40%. To give you an idea how high of a number this is, the ideal bodyfat percentage for a male is around 12% and for a female is around 20%. So as you can see, there is obviously a significant problem, particularly in America.
Do you wish to lose unwanted bodyfat? Well it's easy, and it's not easy. To elaborate on that contradictory statement, what I mean is that doing what it takes is easy, but staying motivated and keeping consistent is the biggest problem people face when trying to lose body fat. The average body fat epidemic is obviously a problem, if you fall within those averages you need to take action now.
Here are a few tips to help you lose body fat:
- Eat at least 5 smaller portioned meals a day
Your average 3 large meals is not healthy, and makes it easier to gain weight.
- Try to eliminate processed foods
Most processed foods contain the bad carbohydrates that you don't want. This includes junk foods.
- Increase consumption of fruits and vegetables
This goes without saying!
- Exercise regularly
If you don't use it you'll lose it. You have to exercise regularly if you wish to lose body fat as it will help you burn calories.
It's also important to note that you need to know how many calories
you're consuming. If you're consuming more than your body needs on a daily basis, you will never lose that average body fat! Take our free body analysis
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you need to consume per day in order to reach your goal.