"SEVENTY-FOUR per cent of the U.S.
population 25 or older are overweight, up from 71 per cent just a year ago, 69
per cent in 1994, 66 per cent in 1992 and only 59 per cent 10 years ago, Louis
Harris and Associates reported."
—Associated Press, Feb. 1996
BETTY ROLLINS Rollin of NBC News
recently reported that baby boomers weigh more than their parents weighed at
the same age.
"MEASURING changes in one’s body
composition is very valuable. You can then alter your training and diet
—Arnold Schwarzenegger, Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding
"IN THE NEXT few years calorie charts
will become available telling you how many calories you can eat based on
your pounds of lean body mass."—Covert Bailey, The New Fit or Fat, 1991
"AFTER THEY failed to achieve permanent
weight control with conventional diets, I realized my clients needed what
Covert Bailey predicted: up-to-date calorie charts to help them analyze
their energy balance. Also, as Arnold suggested, they needed an easy way to
measure their body composition. Having no other book to recommend, I wrote
The Body Fat Guide:
The Easy Way to Analyze Your Body Composition and Energy Balance."—Ron
Brown, Certified Fitness Trainer