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Old 08-04-2011, 11:39 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by 5kgLifter View Post
Are they basing the study on people of "normal" and not athletic stats though, since a more muscular person can still be considered overweight but with essentially less bodyfat than those of the more non-muscular body compositions. Pretty sure they would be basing the study on the vast majority of the population which may mean that muscular people,
You're exactly right Babs. No lifter slant...

In the documentary Fat Head it talks about how the obesity standards were moved, and the result - more people are now considered overweight. Shocker.

This is part of the equation. How much it skews the resulting statistics, I do not know.
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