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Old 12-07-2007, 12:51 PM   #1
Nikki Young
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Default Healthy water weight


I'm curious as to what % of water weight is healthy (when you jump on scales that monitor water % is what Iím referring too), and what % is so bad you are close to being rushed to hospital for severe dehydration?

In cases where people are over hydrated, what would their water % be?

Also, i know this is the wrong place to write the thread. But in regards to putting on muscle mass and loosing body fat, is there a generally good baseline to run off in terms of adding/subtracting calories so your body doesn't go into shock with too much/too little and stop progress? i.e. add/subtract 200calories a week.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 12-07-2007, 02:00 PM   #2
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Nikki, I haven't the slightest idea on the % water weight.

As far as adding or subtracting calories, I suggest about +/- 10% of one's initial caloric intake as a good shift per week.
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Old 12-11-2007, 09:38 PM   #3
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Thanks Garrett
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