Did you know that women's fat content ranges between 24% to 40%, while in men, it would be 6% to 25%?
This is because of some of the physiological differences between genders.
One difference is that females have slower lipolysis or breakdown of fats. Another is that females manifest slower oxidation of fatty acids or conversion of fats into energy. And lastly, females exhibit faster storage of fats into the subcutaneous adipose tissue after food consumption.
To understand the body further, know that it is composed of body fat and nonfat mass. Where the former is responsible for energy storage, safeguarding internal organs, and hormonal regulation. And the latter is responsible for energy production. Wherein both are influenced by age, genes, hormones, and sex.
If you want to gain further understanding of your body composition and learn how to maximize your anatomical potential, continue reading.
In the following guide, you will discover:
- The three types of body composition.
- Strengths and weaknesses of an endomorph body type.
- The basics of an endomorph diet.
- Steps on how to follow an endomorph diet.
- Techniques on how to sustain a new diet.