What’s The Difference Between Body Weight And Body Fat?

The best metric to track when attempting a body recomposition

Losing ‘weight’ and losing ‘fat’ are used interchangeably, but they’re different. You can lose body fat when you lose weight, but losing weight doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve lost body fat. Confusing right?



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Emilina Lomas

Health Writer. Exercise Scientist. Newsletter: Science-Backed Wellness. Author of “This is Your Body on Anxiety” releasing mid-2023.