fitness figure

fitness figure

[′fit·nəs ‚fig·yər]
(meteorology)
In Great Britain, a measure of the “fitness” of the weather at an airport for the safe landing of aircraft; the figure F is computed on the basis of corrected values of visibility and cloud height; observed visibility is adjusted according to intensity of precipitation, and cloud height is corrected for height of nearby obstructions and cloud amount; further corrections are applied for the cross-runway component of the wind. Also known as fitness number.
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Paying tribute to the blogger, a French fitness website Women's Best wrote: "Rebecca was not only a great fitness figure but a generous and kind person to work with".
After discovering she had a thyroid problem which caused her to gain weight and experiencing chronic nerve pain, she is currently working on healthy eating and exercising with the goal to compete in a fitness figure competition for the over-40 category.
It really knocked my confidence," admits Sasha, from Pontprennau, Cardiff, who came second in a Miss Wales Fitness Figure final eight years ago.
Caroline, a former Miss Wales Fitness Figure, said: "I might only 5ft 6ins and weigh nine stone but looks can be deceiving.
Eight years ago I was confident and outgoing and even came second in Miss Wales Fitness Figure, but these days that has all changed.
Pardew - who trained his players in front of the picturesque backdrop of the Monte Castro quarry - is challenging his players to compete with each other when it comes to strength and conditioning stats with selection awarded to those with the best fitness figures.
Solely on fitness figures, he could be something special, " said James.
Some even enlisted the assistance of prominent fitness figures to enhance participation.