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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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How to reduce body fat percentage?

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 to reduce body fat?

How to reduce body fat?

Diet, exercise: The only real way to reduce body fat is to do the work. Eat less, exercise more. ...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 decrease fat in body?

How to decrease fat in body?

Lifestyle change: Change your lifestyle. Eat healthy. More protein fruits and vegetables and less carbs and fats and sugars. Then exercise 1 hour per day ...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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How to reduce body weight?

How to reduce body weight?

Tricky: First wt (lb) x 10 = calories used 4000 calories net in or out is a pound gained/lost. Eat less,exercise more. Learn from mistakes on why that didn't work out. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/1708440999?token=378a5145 ...Read more

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How to reduce body weight?

How to reduce body weight?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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How to reduce body weight?

How to reduce body weight?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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How to reduce body weight?

How to reduce body weight?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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How to reduce fat from our body?

How to reduce fat from our body?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...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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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 to reduce fat in the body?

How to reduce fat in the body?

Eat less exercise mo: then, when you find that you can't do that, you need to see what is the source of calories and what the source of triggres of overeating are and work on those https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/1708440999?token=378a5145 mgiht be helpful ...Read more

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How can I accurately measure body fat?

How can I accurately measure body fat?

Exact measurement is: complex. 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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Best way to lower body fat percentage?

Change food, & Exerc: Best way to lower fat in body is to reduce calories and add some exercise. The list enclosed are the main causes of weight gain, change the top 2 or 3, with better food and drink choices, walk 45 minutes x 4 per week and your body fat will just melt away! ...Read more

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How to increase body wieght?

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

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How do I calculate body fat percentage accurately?

How do I calculate body fat percentage accurately?

See tools: There are several online tools for calculating bmi (http://www.Bmi-calculator.Net/body-fat-calculator/, http://www.Livestrong.Com/tools/body-fat-calculator/, http://www.Nhlbisupport.Com/bmi/) then, more accurately, a dietician or other trained profession can do a caliper measurement. There is a bioelectric impedence scale, and recently the usaf uses a "bod pod" to calculate body density and fat. ...Read more

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How to lower body fat percentage without losing weight?

How to lower body fat percentage without losing weight?

Resistance Exercise: For people who are at an acceptable weight but want to lose a little around the middle, increasing physical activity can help. Resistance training is especially beneficial. You will burn body fat and build muscle, which is more dense. This can allow you to lose inches without losing much weight. ...Read more