With so many different ways to measure our health, media influence, and societal ideals, we might have unreasonable expectations of where we should be at with our bodies, body fat, and how much we have to do to get there. We all want to be fit and healthy, but what is an attainable and realistic goal?
Is having the six pack abs and chiseled arms the overall optimal body goal? Here’s an overview of where our body percentages place us, where we should aim to be, and also how to get to where we want.
Body Fat Percentage – By the Numbers
According to the American Council on Exercise, the following are body fat percentage categories for women: