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    Working out Lean body mass

    can someone help - how do I work out LBM. For instance, I've been told that at 190lbs and 22% bodyfat, I've been told that my lean body mass is 147lbs but don't know how this figure came about.

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    LBM = just muscles doesn't it?

    So 190 lbs - (.22 * 190) = 148.2

    But, much of that is bone, organ, blood, other tissue.
    What this means is that when we drop a ball and it falls to the ground, it wasn't the ball that moved (down to the ground), but the ground that moved (up to the ball)

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    Quote Originally Posted by KarlW
    LBM = just muscles doesn't it?

    So 190 lbs - (.22 * 190) = 148.2

    But, much of that is bone, organ, blood, other tissue.
    LBM is everything but fat pretty much. You calculations are correct...

    The formula is:
    Total body weight x % fat = fat weight.

    Total body weight - fat weight = lean body mass
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