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Old 01-07-2013, 04:22 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by pvaudio View Post
Not particularly, no. The original is part of a much larger set of information regarding BF levels and LBM levels. The point of the original is that 15% for a male means nothing without knowing their LBM. For example:

That is why I was astounded to hear that a D1 player was that tall, but that thin and had that high of a BF% as they should be much heavier due to a larger than normal amount of LBM. Since that assumption was for a male, it no longer holds.
I've seen that "chart" many times at all kinds of forums. It really is useless. The pictures are all of different people and all the numbers are simply guesses.

I've seen some much, much more useful charts that feature a single person at various measured body fat percentages.
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