Our expert says:
You don't mention what your present body fat% is. According to Prof Tim Noakes in his book 'The Lore of Running', the normal body fat percentage of adult women who are not elite athletes is 24% and 14% for adult men. Elite male runners may achieve a body fat % of 5,0% and elite female athletes of 10%. I can only suggest that you cut down on your fat intake by eating an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss', ‘Balanced diet’ and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet) and doing aerobic exercises (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life) for 30 or more minutes a day to reduce your body fat.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.