4.7% body fat, but no proper six pac Watch

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i doubt you're 4.7%, i'm 12% and my obliques, abs and lats show without tensing, maybe you should concentrate on muscle building instead of cardio?

Just do a few different types of crunches, then do them with different weights, when you can do crunches with 25 kg and have around 10% bf then i think they'd show.

If you want, pm me and i'll type up a programme for you.
Your belly muscles show without tensing? I have a descent 8-pack when tensed, but my belly just hangs out if I'm relaxed. Are you sure you're not tensing a bit?
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5% Is insanely low. Seriously less than 14% should be classed as anorexic.
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(Original post by Arty Photographer)
Your belly muscles show without tensing? I have a descent 8-pack when tensed, but my belly just hangs out if I'm relaxed. Are you sure you're not tensing a bit?

yeah they do, you can see i have a 6 pack without tensing, the lower abs only show when i tense though, so 6 pack without tensing, 8 pack when tensing.
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Haha, some of the things said in this thread are hilarious. Amir Kahn has never seen 2% bodyfat, and to the person who said why compare to bodybuilders, it's because they have the lower bodyfat in competition than any athlete does.
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Haha, some of the things said in this thread are hilarious. Amir Kahn has never seen 2% bodyfat, and to the person who said why compare to bodybuilders, it's because they have the lower bodyfat in competition than any athlete does.
Amir khan himself said he had 1.5% BF live on TV lol
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Amir khan himself said he had 1.5% BF live on TV lol
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amir khan: king of estatting
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Seriously less than 14% should be classed as anorexic.
So you're saying anyone with a Six pack is anorexic?
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hes saying almost every professional athlete is anorexic
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You'd be what?
shredded.

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you'd be ripped.
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So you're saying anyone with a Six pack is anorexic?
Woah woah I was thinking about BMI sorry I didn't clarify. I confused myself.. ^ No of course not!
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well in that case yes anyone with a bmi of <14 is dangerously underweight
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for sure, isntunder 18 underweight?
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A normal girl should have about 20 - 25% body fat. Less than 5% is really unheathy.
There are loads of people in africa with basically zero body fat from starvation, and non eof them have six pacs.
The only thing that can indicate whether or not u should have a six pac is the percentage of your body that is muscle.
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Wtf. On the piece of paper from the machine at the gym it says:

Excellent 10%
Good 15%
Average 20%
Poor 25%

I'm 15% - I really wish I could get it down, I don't have abs.
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for sure, isntunder 18 underweight?
if you place any faith in BMI, i was going off the fact that someone at my height (6'4) would have to weight 110lbs to have a BMI of 14. If you weight 110lbs at 6'+ you've got problems




(Original post by SpamBa)
A normal girl should have about 20 - 25% body fat. Less than 5% is really unheathy.
There are loads of people in africa with basically zero body fat from starvation, and non eof them have six pacs.
The only thing that can indicate whether or not u should have a six pac is the percentage of your body that is muscle.
If a girl went to 5% bf she would most likely die. ~14% is the minimum range for girls.

Choosing starving africans as an indicationof bf is a stupid idea. Aside from the fact they are starving. They have limited nutrion compared to us. The children there often weigh very little but have swollen bellies because of some disease or something, cant be bothered to wiki it.

Ummm bodyweight-bodyfat=Lean body mass, about a good of an example as its possible to get for muscle weight
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Wtf. On the piece of paper from the machine at the gym it says:

Excellent 10%
Good 15%
Average 20%
Poor 25%

I'm 15% - I really wish I could get it down, I don't have abs.

That is a correct set of ranges, although it doesnt include the athletic catergory of 6-10%, the obese cat of 30%+ or the dead category of <4% (except amir khan of course).

There are plenty of threads on reducing bodyfat. Advice will be the same for everyone, please look at one
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if people in africa see what its like for kids why do they keep having sex????? idiots...
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