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Doctor insights on: How To Check Your Body Fat Percentage

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How do you check your body fat percentage?

How do you check your body fat percentage?

The most: Accurate is by submersion.U can get a close approximation with calipers. ...Read more

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How to find out your body fat percentage?

How to find out your body fat percentage?

Body fat percentage: This article has directions for 2 methods to obtain a rough estimate: http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/becker11.htm ...Read more

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How can you calculate your body fat percentage?

How can you calculate your body fat percentage?

Calculator: 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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How to calculate your body fat percentage?

How to calculate your body fat percentage?

See below: hydrostatic weighing, DEXA scans are incredibly accurate at measuring body composition. But whereas hydrostatic weighing involves getting dunked under the water, a DEXA scan simply involves lying on a table for a few quick, dry and painless minute. Calipers are not as accurate as above...use the BMI scale also ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to lower my body fat percentage?

Can you suggest how to lower my body fat percentage?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to measure my muscle mass and body fat percentage?

Scale with body fat%: Find a scale that allows you to program height, age etc. in, and has a body fat % reading. These may not be perfect but can give you a general idea. There are handheld devices that are perhaps less accurate. If you want to be specific, there are water displacement tank measurements that are most accurate. ...Read more

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Can you please explain the healthiest body fat percentage?

Ranges: 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. It is lower for athletes. ...Read more

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How to calculate your body fat percentage? Is there any formula?

How to calculate your body fat percentage? Is there any formula?

Body fat percentage: This article has directions for 2 methods to obtain a rough estimate: http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/becker11.htm ...Read more

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How low does your body fat have to be to get a six pack?

Six pack:: Work on the process of getting healthy. If getting a six pack is a goal, do the process (excercise, eating properly etc). It does not matter waht the body fat % is. It wil be lower than the average person. But, if interested talk to sport medicine doctor to mesuare it. ...Read more

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Help, how much body fat percentage do you need to start your period?

Monthly period: Variable s/b calucated based on your metbolic consultation or gynegolcist or an endocronologist. ...Read more

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What can you do to tell what your body fat percentage is?

Rough calculation: 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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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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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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How can you measure your body fat fast and easy?

Lots of ways: A dexa scan can be used to give a very accurate measurement, costs about $100. There are fat calipers that can take measurements and the results are used to calculate a pretty good estimate. There are electric impedance devices that are easy to use, not always accurate or consistent. There is a submersion technique where your volume gets measured by dunking your whole body underwater. ...Read more

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What are the best tips to lower body fat percentage to 8-10%?

Healthy diet : You'll need a strict healthy diet and a excersize routine. You'll have to continue this for a long time and be very consistent. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a way to measure body fat percentage without calipers?

Quick 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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How accurate is BMI in relation to your body fat?

How accurate is BMI in relation to your body fat?

Both are needed : Bmi ( body mass index) sex specific and age determined. Fat density determined with calipers, immersion and or ultrasound methods affects this index as does bone structure. ...Read more

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How do you find your body mass index?

Calculator: You can go to the nhlbi website and use the bmi calculator. You just need your height in inches and weight in pounds. http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/. ...Read more

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How to know your body is in ketosis?

How to know your body is in ketosis?

A couple ways: There are urine based (less accurate) and blood based (more accurate but expensive) options. Peter Attia, MD, author of "Eating Academy" blog and partners with Gary Taubes (author of the must read Why We Get Fat) recommends the Precision Ultra from Abbott for the blood based ketone measure. BTNX makes a good urine ketone strip I'v used but there are many options. Both available on amazon ...Read more