Using body fat percentage to gauge your progress

When you go through the certification process to be a personal trainer, you learn about various ways of assessing the body to determine progress.  We’re taught to take measurements with a tape (waist, hips, etc), get a scale reading, and how to determine someone’s body fat percentage (typically using skin fold calipers).  With a weight and a body fat percentage,...
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Taking better progress pictures

Bodybuilding, figure, physique, bikini – whatever division you compete in, it’s all about the visuals.  It doesn’t matter who on stage has the biggest arms or the lowest bodyfat, it’s about – among other things – who looks like they have the biggest arms and the lowest bodyfat.  Perception is not always reality in this game. So in addition to...
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