I guess Spain is leading the charge, in more
ways than one. Not only do they put on great
bull fights and turn bulls loose to run through
the streets – but they’re the first to ban skinny
waif models from walking down their runways.
The reaction throughout Hollyweird has been
“thumbs up.” And this Fure-cat agrees.
But the thing to remember is this: All the B.S.
about being waif thing for women is bad enough –
but there’s a whole contingent of men who
think the key to health and fitness success
is having veins showing all over your body,
having an extremely low percentage of
The fact of the matter is that bodyfat percentages
are only one indicator of a person’s health – and
the way they are used today is usually not in a
way that helps anyone.
Show me a bodybuilder with extremely low body
fat percentages and I’ll show you someone whom
I can kick the crap out of. Not only can I whoop
him physically – but when it comes to endurance,
If you’re a man and you have a bodyfat percentage
of 10-13%, you’re doing fine. If less than that, okay –
but it’s not necessary. In fact, if your bodyfat is too
low you may feel incredibly weak and unfocused.
So get leaner – but don’t be foolish. The skin and
bones look is not healthy. It’s not healthy for women
and it’s not healthy for men.
Pack some healthy, functional muscle on your frame –
drop the excess pounds, but don’t go overboard. Focus
Focus on feeling better and better. Ignore the idiots
and morons who think you need to be rail think to be
healthy and fit. They’re as wrong as wrong can be.
Kick butt – take names,
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