Jessifly Posted March 3, 2009 Share Posted March 3, 2009 I just had a health screening and got my cholesterol levels checked... my LDL (bad cholesterol) was so low the machine assumed error! Total cholesterol should be less than 200 and mine was less than 100 but I couldn't get an exact number because the machine doesn't calculate that low (what the screener told me). And my good cholersterol was 54 (for women optimal is 50-60). So I am so pleased (but not surprised) by the screening! Everything else was really good as well (blood glucose, blood pressure, etc.) The only thing I found odd was that I had a good BMI but only "acceptable" Body Fat percentage. The screener said that is likely because I do much more cardio than muscle building workouts so even though I am "fit" I don't fall into that category because of less muscle mass. I'm still a bit baffled by the explanation but I suppose it makes sense. I'd better hit the gym more for some weight-training to balance out my mountain-climbing cardio I guess! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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