Sunday, November 11, 2012

Womens Body Ideal Measurements


Most women care about how they look, including me.  More specifically women have been asking ‘how much should I weight?’ and ‘What’s a healthy weight for me?’ Both very difficult questions to answer and always controversial to tell someone ‘ideal measurements’, but there are general guidelines… 

Barbie has a waist that is 25% of her height, this is NOT ideal, said Brad Pilon.
 
You may have heard of BMI, but what about LBM (lean body mass)?  What has this to do with our height, weight, shoulder and waist proportion?  Here’s an interesting article from Brad Pilon’s blog.  If you are not yet a follower of his blog, I suggest your reading this article and start following his blog. Brad is an expert on intermittent fasting as it relates to losing weight and gaining muscle. He's also the author of Eat Stop Eat. 

Womens Body Ideal Measurements
(By Brad Pilon)

In my last blog post I covered many of our Adonis equations and some people were asking how can I apply these equations to women?

More specifically women have been asking ‘how much should I weight?’ and ‘What’s a healthy weight for me?’

Both very difficult questions to answer and always controversial to tell someone ‘ideal measurements’, but here are our general guidelines…

For those of you have been following the Venus Index workout, this is the ‘rule of sevens’ we developed, only simplified into one equation.

It’s actually very similar to the men’s equation, but also very different.

Our equation for women (Called the Venus Equation) is as follows:

C x H3

Where “H”= Your height in meters and the coefficient “C” is what we use to control for age just like we do for men. C = 10 at the age range that is associated with the highest degree of lean body mass in women… And this is where we start to see some very important gender differences.

While men are in ‘maximal muscle potential’ between the ages of about 18-25, women don’t hit this phase until much later in mid-life (around 45 years of age). I’ll explain why this is ultra-important, but first the age ranges for the coefficient C are as follows: [ Read more ]

Intermittent Fasting Success

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