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How to test for body fat?

How to test for body fat?

A number of methods: Can be used from caliper measurements of specific body areas to floating you in a water tank after taking body measurements, but the easiest and most accurate measure is with an instrument called an electrolipograph which measures impedance from two specific body areas and combined with actual height and weight is used in a calculation to give very accurate results. ...Read more

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How can I test body fat percentage?

How can I test body fat percentage?

Skin calipers: One way is to use a skin caliper. They measure the fat in different areas of the body and add up the measurements to get a percent of total body fat. Impedance analysis- sends a small current through the body and measures muscle, fat and water in the body. ...Read more

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What can I do to calculate body fat percentage at home?

Calculate fat: It is difficult to do this at home accurately. There are scales that supposedly calculate this for you, but they are not very accurate. You can buy skin calipers which would be more accurate, but a little tough to measure yourself. That's probably your best bet. ...Read more

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I want to reduce my upper body fat and brest size by home remedies?

I want to reduce my upper body fat and brest size by home remedies?

Weight loss: You can't "spot" reduce fat. The key is to have a sensible weight loss strategy. See some of the check lists available on Health Tap for weight loss - pick your favorite and get started! Good luck! ...Read more

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What is a good affordable way to caculate body fat percentage at home?

Free estimate: You can get a rough idea of your body fat percentage using this online tool: http://www. Fitwatch. Com/qkcalc/body-fat-percentage-calculator. Php. ...Read more

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Is it possible and how can you measure body fat at home without calipers?

Is it possible and how can you measure body fat at home without calipers?

Weightwatchers scale: Many of the modern weighing scales made by Conair Etc are very cheap (around 20-30$) they are reasonable start they can do weight body mass index and body fat and water content ...Read more

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Been clean from weed for 2 mths, and smoked once recently. I am 150 lbs, 5'9, about 15% body fat. Will I pass a urine test? How long does THC stay in me

+/-: You may or may not pass- you didn't tell us how often/ heavily you were using cannabis previously. The way to pass the test is not to use. ...Read more

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I took 8 mgs of xanex Friday night (10/7/16), and 4 mgs that next morning. I'm 6'3 low body fat, can I pass a drug test for next Friday (oct 14th)?

I took 8 mgs of xanex Friday night (10/7/16), and 4 mgs that next morning. I'm 6'3 low body fat, can I pass a drug test for next Friday (oct 14th)?

Drug test: You won't know till you have had the test. Age 23 and height 6'3 suggests you are either not eating enough or "burning" too much weight with exercise or other physical activity. Who prescribed Xanax and why? Please let me know what your doctor said! ...Read more

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How can I loose body fat?

How can I loose body fat?

See below: You must learn to eat for yourself what effects you may not affect others. Please see your physician for some insight on how you can lose your body fat. On our webpageWWW weighstation. Net our newsletters will give you some insight on how to lose weight and you may contact our dietitian free of charge. Please make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more

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How to reduce body fat percentage?

Decrease body fat %: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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What is a good body fat % to have?

Fat%: 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

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How to gain body fat while overactive?

Increase eating: If you can't cut down activity, then increase your food intake, particularly high calorie items with healthy fats. I loved milkshakes and ice cream when I was like that. If convenience is a problem, consider supplements such as ensure. ...Read more

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What to eat which reduces overall body fat?

What to eat which reduces overall body fat?

Lose weight fast: Well, the goal should be to lose weight in a healthy way and keep it off permanently. Trying to lose weight rapidly with an extreme "crash" diet is a setup for failure, or the yo-yo effect (when you stop the diet you regain the weight back plus more). Eat healthy (high protein & vegetables, low in carbs and sugar) and do a lot of cardiovascular exercise. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose 15 pounds of body fat?

Diet and exercise: A well balance diet with moderation of portions and 1/2-1 hour of exercise a day. ...Read more

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What's a way to estimate my percent body fat?

Try this: You can get a rough idea of your body fat percentage using this online tool: http://www. Fitwatch. Com/qkcalc/body-fat-percentage-calculator. Php. ...Read more

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I want to lose my body fat what should I eat?

Cut processed food.: Cut simple carbs from your diet-sugars and processed foods. Focus on proteins, whole veggies and fruits, and limited complex carbs. Watch portion size, and move that body! Find something you like to do and get off the couch. Start with baby steps and they add up! ...Read more