Our weight loss rate is around 1 to 3 lbs/week for me and 1-1.5 lbs/week for her, we are now getting close to our "goal weight" so we are concerned that after that we might continue losing weight. We feel and look good and we want to keep it that way, we really do not want to lose more that we should.[/quote:cfe78374c3]
Once you reach your ideal bodyfat%, begin to add more fat blocks to keep from going lower. The fat should be primarily monounsaturated fat.
I have read some posting on this site that is not a "goal weight" but a "goal body fat%" that we (zoners) ought to seek. How much in this is true? [/quote:cfe78374c3]
Weight can flucuate depending on water retention, changes in LBM, menstrual cycles. Bodyfat% is a much better indicator of whether you are losing excess body fat.
:?: What is the real goal :?: [/quote:cfe78374c3]
For the average female-around 22%. For the average male-around 15%. It could be lower if you are involved in any type of athletic endeavor.
Here are the guidelines: