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Old 01-22-2014, 01:34 PM   #25
drd1961
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Originally Posted by ecdcslim View Post
Do you know what your % of body fat & muscle is? At this point in your journey, that's probably more important. I bought the same Omron HBF-514C Full Body Composition Sensing Monitor and Scale from Amazon ($74.99) that they use at my clinic. It's really helpful to look at something besides the scale. I think the viseral fat, muscle & fat % and BMI are more important as you get close to your goal weight. Also, if you're a small or medium frame, I would think another 10 lbs would be the max you'd want to lose.
Funny you should say that. I have an Omron on its way. It should arrive tomorrow. It is a handheld one, which is what they use at my clinic. Another number they say is important is hip to waist ratio. It should be no more than .75 and mine is at .78.
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