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Average Body Fat Percentage For Men By Age
> 25% for men: Body fat percentage is total body fat expressed as percentage of total body weight. Cut-off point defining obesity is >25% for men. Body fat percentage=1.2xbmi +0.23xage-5.4-10.8xgender. (gender=o for females and 1 for males). Body mass index (bmi) is the weight in kilograms divided by the height in meters squared to equal the percentage range in which one's bmi should fall. 30 or > is obese. ...Read more
21 to 24%: 21 to 24% for women (less for athletes). ...Read more
Men need no body fat: Concepts about "ideal weight" are junk -- subscience and entertainment. Your best weight is whatever looks and feels right to you while you're able to take part successfully in your favorite sport. Photo guy isn't worried. A man needs no body fat whatever -- in fact, "ripped" muscle definition is much prized by both athletes and men just seeking to look good. ...Read more
You don't need any: Concepts about "ideal weight" are junk -- subscience and entertainment. Your best weight is whatever looks and feels right to you while you're able to take part successfully in your favorite sport. Photo guy isn't worried. A man needs no body fat whatever -- in fact, "ripped" muscle definition is much prized by both athletes and men just seeking to look good. ...Read more
Varies: especially because the BMI predictor is very bad if based just on weight and height. Calipers or measuring the folds of fat are much better indicators. about 22% fat is ok for males, a bit more for females Thru the main page, you can connect directly to me to ask more detailed questions http://www.nerdpocalypse.net ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Charts: You would have to google growth charts +/or average adult scales for women and men in each asian country specifically. ...Read more
Body mass index: BMI is determined by weight and height. You will find BMI on the web and once you have the data you will quickly know if your weight is OK, too high, or too low. The data is obtained when you step on the scales at home or at the pharmacy or doctor's office. There really is no "acceptable body fat range". Some of us are too fat, some too low, and some just fine. I hope you are the latter. ...Read more
How much does the denser bones of an average weight black man increase his weight compared to an average weight white man?
M South Indian.Why in most cases an obese man and women or obese girl or boy of same weight and height has different levels of belly fat?Male has more
More than ever ...: The prevalence of low testosterone has progressively arisen due to the commonplace of metabolic syndrome (DM, high BP, obesity, high cholesterol), poor lifestyle with drugs, alcohol, & smoking, overuse of narcotic pain medication, anti-depressants, environmental toxins, etc., which are all contributed to testosterone suppression. So, it's reasonable to test T-level for a man with low energy.... ...Read more
Prevalence low Testo: The prevalence of low testosterone at age 30 in men is very low. The prevelance rises to moderate by age 50. Many 50-ish year old men are benefitted by testosterone supplement; only given if lab data confirms the presence of low t. After 50 the prevalence rises gradually through the decades. ...Read more
I'm male, my skin fold measurements average 1-1.5 inches of fat. What percentage of body fat is that? I weigh 127 pounds and my height is 5.5.
Body fat %: Hello; need waist, hip and neck circumference to determine % of body fat. ...Read more
What is a good body fat percentage for 26-year-old 5"5, I currently weigh 129. By current body fat says(22.7)?
Body fat: Does not sound too bad for me. If you are concerned please make a visit to a nurse practitioner. Hope all goes well - I suspect things will be OK. Please keep me posted. ...Read more
%: For a woman aiming for 21 to 24% body fat is a good range. For a man aiming for a 14 to 17% body fat is a good range. Numbers are lower for most competitive athletes. ...Read more
Yes: Although 0.25 diopter increases are more common, a 0.5 diopter change is also common. ...Read more
Different measures: Percentage body fat is just that & direct measurements are hard, requiring weight on land & suspension in a water tank with elaborate calculations. Most normal adults run in the 20's % while a body builder would run<5%. Special scales & caliper measures estimate body fat. Bmi is a number relating weight to height. It is easier to obtain but less specific. ...Read more
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