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Summary of Fitness

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Surprise! You might not be as fit as you think …
Fitness goes way beyond muscle and fat. Just because you run marathons or do Crossfit, doesn't mean that injury, sleep, or other bottlenecks won't get in the way of optimal fitness (if they haven’t already, that is).
Nutrition research has a problem: fit women are severely underrepresented
There are tons of nutrition trials enrolling only fit men: for muscle gain, fat loss, and exercise performance. The same is not true for fit women, which is a big issue for evidence applicability.