How to Improve FFMI
It’s important to consider body fat along with FFMI when determining how to improve your physique. Because you could have a high FFMI and not be in good shape.
For example, top-level sumo wrestlers are extremely muscular and have very high body fat levels. That’s useful for pushing opponents around, but it’s not the look most of us want.
Therefore, it’s a good idea to focus on reducing body fat if you’re in the overweight or obese categories.
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The “Gym Persona” matrix is intended to make it easy to see which way to go. If you’re in the first two columns you should work on moving to the right.
Once you have your body fat under control, start gaining muscle in order to move down.
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At the end of the day, a “good” FFMI is only relative to your starting point. If you’re just beginning, don’t be intimidated by comparing yourself to others. Aim for incremental improvements and strive for your personal best.