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  1. Body composition

    In physical fitness, body composition is used to describe the percentages of fat, bone and muscle in human bodies. Because muscular tissue takes up less space in our body than fat tissue, our body composition, as well as our weight, determines leanness. Two people of equal height and body weight may look completely different from each other because they have a different body composition.

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  1. Body Composition

    The relative amounts of various components in the body, such as percentage of body fat.


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