lean body weight


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lean body weight

Therapeutics A person's body weight minus fat, which can be roughly calculated by measuring height, weight, girth and the person's sex. See Body-mass index, Ideal body mass.
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This translates into a healthier athlete who will maintain lean body weight and sustain a superior level of performance throughout the season.
But what is new, is the importance of maintaining a steady and lean body weight throughout life.
Skeletal muscle comprises about half of a person's lean body weight.