Maintaining a Healthy Body Composition (BLA S1E5)

Maintaining a Healthy Body Composition (BLA S1E5)

In Episode 5 of this podcast we talk about body composition and why it matters. Although this topic can be a bit touchy, this is a very important concept that needs to be talked about. In this episode we cover topics like BMI, measuring body composition, and the metabolic effects of adipose tissue.


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