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Do You Know What 'Fit' Is?
Are your ideas about ideal body weights and measurements straight out of a fantasy world? Take this quiz to find out.
The weight of the average U.S. woman is less than 140 pounds.
When it comes to body types, ectomorphs (willowy ballerina types) are much healthier than mesomorphs (athletic, muscular types) or endomorphs (apple or pear shapes).
Less body fat is
The average Body Mass Index (BMI) of the average American model is a healthy goal for some, but not all, women.
Americans, on average, gain 25 pounds between the ages of 25 and 65.
The average U.S. man is 6 feet tall and weighs 180 pounds.
People who weigh more have a lower metabolism, and people who weigh less have a higher metabolism.
The loss of strength and stamina in older adults is the result of age.
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