Body Fat Distribution

Body fat distribution varies from person to person. In some people, body’s fat gets accumulated more below waist that in thighs and buttocks. Those persons appear to be pear shaped and their obesity is referred to as gynoid obesity. While some other may have more fat in their upper body parts like chest, neck and shoulders giving them an apple shaped figure. They are referred to have android obesity.

Body fat distribution varies. Some people may be apple-shaped and carry most of their excess body fat around the stomach. Other people may be pear-shaped and carry most of their excess body fat around the hips, buttocks, and thighs.

Related Journals of Body Fat Distribution

Eating and Weight Disorders, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy.

 

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