Body Fat Index

Determine your body fat percentage

Use a tape measure to determine your waist, hip and neck circumference. Then input your gender and measurements below to receive a body fat index based on average values. The body fat index is not an indicator of fitness level since the calculation is made with no regard to height or weight.

 

Should I know my percentage of body fat?

Body fat percentage does provide information about your overall risk for diseases like heart disease and diabetes at the bare minimum we should have an idea to keep us in check and compare to the average healthy human being.

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These calculations are based on averages.

Body Fat Percentage Categories

Classification Woman (% Fat) Men (% Fat)
Essential Fat 10-12 % 2-4 %
Athletes 14-20 % 6-13 %
Fitness 21-24 % 14-17 %
Acceptable 25-31 % 18-25 %
Obese 32 % 25 %

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