Without a doubt it’s fat loss that is more important in my opinion. Body fat is more closely tied to health issues than the raw number of pounds you weigh. It’s always an interesting question that I pose to my clients when they come to me with a goal of “losing weight!” I wrote about this issue in an article “Pounds versus Inches” that appeared in a few publications (e.g. Tennis Life Magazine, Women’s Basketball Magazine). If anyone is interested in a free copy, just send me a quick email.