Hmm. i'll check them out right now, thanks KM.
Any time bud.
They give you a ball park answer. A response that gives you a generalization of where you're at. Usually 2-3% off, which is larger than you would think. But it's up to you. Calipers are effective, just ask someone at your gym the pinch locations because I'm not familiar with them right now.
Bodyfat measures are not that accurate, there was a paper that compared them. The most accurate was used as a baseline and there was a range of 5% for different techniques.
From memory the list was (most to least):
3 site caliper
7 site caliper
From memory of course. So calipers are the cheapest and best available, but they have to be used by experienced technicians. Having said that some of the online calculators that take tape measure and weight indexes are just as accurate.
He's tried and physically stressed. So what do you think the answer is? I said it was a combination of under-eating and less caloric supply and un-managed version of the routine.
Your totally right here, undereating alone in combination with 5x5 is gonna be hard, so imagine what happens to his body with the work he does.
I think I lost my mind...:linedrunk: