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General Category => Testosterone, Hormones and General Men's Health => Topic started by: Blade78 on March 04, 2013, 07:20:29 am

Title: 12% bodyfat
Post by: Blade78 on March 04, 2013, 07:20:29 am
I was told by a friend that, who monitors his Total Test level, that his max was around 12% bodyfat

I saw this page and dont know if it's true, but thought it would make a good start for a thread about what attracts women to men....  which is what this site is about(well, its about how to keep women by making yourself super healthy but it does fit)

Twenty-nine women in the fertile stage of their menstrual cycle (meaning they were more receptive to sexual cues, and more responsive to masculinity) rated pictures of 69 young white males of all body sizes by their attractiveness, masculinity, and body fat.

They then took these rating and compared them to how well the men’s immune system responded to a Hepatitis B vaccine. They also tested circulating testosterone levels in the participants.

The results showed that a man’s masculinity rating didn’t mean he was more attractive, and also didn’t mean that his immune system worked better. How masculine a man was also wasn’t an indicator of how much testosterone he had either.

On the other hand, body fat was linked to attractiveness, high testosterone levels, and a stronger immune system. Too much fat was bad too, though: Body fat attractiveness had a bell-shaped curve. The most attractive men had 12 percent body fat.

When he was above normal body fat — obese or overweight — the immune system was negatively impacted.
move the arrows to see the guy looking thin
(http://www.itsamishmash.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/science-men-composite-image-immune-system.png)
http://www.itsamishmash.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/science-men-composite-image-immune-system.png
Title: Re: 12% bodyfat
Post by: PeakT on March 04, 2013, 03:02:04 pm
Yep.  Saw this study.  "Drop the pounds" is the lesson I got out of it.
Title: Re: 12% bodyfat
Post by: JackAndy on March 04, 2013, 04:08:57 pm
That and look like your 18 years old... not going to happen. I already went bald when I was 21 and looked like I was 40.
Title: Re: 12% bodyfat
Post by: PeakT on March 04, 2013, 05:56:52 pm
That and look like your 18 years old... not going to happen. I already went bald when I was 21 and looked like I was 40.

How do you know you don't look like Bruce Willis or the Rock?
Title: Re: 12% bodyfat
Post by: Blade78 on March 04, 2013, 09:19:12 pm
Yep.  Saw this study.  "Drop the pounds" is the lesson I got out of it.
exactly,  My mom lost fat on Weight watchers, about 50-60lbs, or as she calls it, "a few cinder blocks"
now, even though she is asthmatic, has a fake hip, she walks as fast as any of us in the family.
she told me she never felt she was fat. Before she lost the weight, she  never thought she had issues moving around, or people thought she was fat.  now she sees everyone being fat and I am trying to buy stock in this site because if kids are  fat with high cholestrol, I'm sure this site's usage will skyrocket..too bad it's not a publicly traded company!
Title: Re: 12% bodyfat
Post by: PeakT on March 04, 2013, 10:03:47 pm
I'm sure this site's usage will skyrocket..too bad it's not a publicly traded company!

Well, thx for the vote of confidence, but I doubt it.  I am taking the non-popular route right now, i.e. "the road less traveled"...