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Doctor insights on: Normal Male Body Fat Percentage

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How can you reduce body fat percentage for male?

How can you reduce body fat percentage for male?

Attitude adjustment: This takes care of itself when you get the idea that (1) food is fuel, not comfort or entertainment; (2) aerobic fitness is actually fun and is a big part of who you are. Here's an area where choosing friends and learning to manage time are critical. Most men never accomplish it -- but it's a wonderful gift to give yourself. ...Read more

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Which body fat percentage is generally considered severely underweight for an 18 year old male?

Which body fat percentage is generally considered severely underweight for an 18 year old male?

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

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I'm male. I weigh 126. My waist measurement is 29 hip 33 neck 14 what's my body fat percentage?

I'm male. I weigh 126. My waist measurement is 29 hip 33 neck 14 what's my body fat percentage?

Need other measures: B"sd this is not directly computable, but much can be made of these measurements - just published this
http://www. Hindawi. Com/journals/crim/2016/1526175/
Body fat can be estimated with widely available bioelectric impedence, underwater weighing, skin calipers and some others. The gold standard is by total body DXA scan.
Glad to discuss in detail ...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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Is a body fat percentage of 24% bad?

Is a body fat percentage of 24% bad?

Room for improvement: Some charts say 18-24% body fat is "average" for men and >25% obese, but others adjust for age and consider anything more than 20% high for a 18 yo male.
It would be optimal to lower your body fat to no more than 20% through diet and exercise.
Avoid sugars, simple carbs & fried foods.
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Good luck! ...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 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 do I determine my body fat percentage?

How do I determine my body fat percentage?

Depends: 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 can I determine my body fat percentage?

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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How can I see what percentage body fat I am?

How can I see what percentage body fat I am?

BMI: Body Mass Index - BMI - is available for calculation on a web page. You will need to report your height and your weight and BMI will be shown.

BMI less than 20 is too low.
BMI more than 25 is a bit high. More than 30 is way too high. ...Read more

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What causes a low body fat percentage in a week?

What causes a low body fat percentage in a week?

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 don't 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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Please describe a good body fat percentage to aim for?

Body fat %: The following is for individuals who are not competitive athletes: 21 to 24% for women & 14 to 17% for men. ...Read more

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Is the percentage of my body fat important for health?

Body fat: A body mass index (bmi) should be < 30 for health reasons. The two main causes of high bmi are a lot of muscle mass (usually a good healthy thing) or a lot of body fat, usually not a very healthy condition. % body fat, respectively, for women and men: athletes 14–20% 6–13%; fit persons 21–24%, 14–17%;
average 25–31% 18–24%;
obese 32%+ 25%+. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lower your body fat percentage?

What is the best way to lower your body fat percentage?

Gain muscle/ lose ft: As life would have it, there are only two ways to change your body fat percentage. You either put on lean muscle or loose fat. Your bony structures & organs will remain the same & don't factor in. Doing workouts that focus on burning body fat can help, but this issue is most often helped more by better dietary choices. Rapid weight loss will often sacrifice muscle mass in the process. ...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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What is an easy way to determine your body fat percentage?

See below: Your body fat percentage is calculated by taking your age, height and weight, gender and waist measurement into account. Use body fat calculator to determine your body fat percentage for you. Your results will help you determine a healthy and realistic weight loss goal based on the information you provide. ...Read more

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Can there be a way I can figure out my body fat percentage?

See below: Look at the bmi table. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/english_bmi_calculator/bmi_calculator. Html. ...Read more

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Can there be any way you can determine your body fat percentage?

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 is considered to be the optimal body fat percentage in a female athlete?

What is considered to be the optimal body fat percentage in a female athlete?

Athletes: Female athletes usually have 14 to 20% body fat. Male athletes usually 6 to 13% body fat. The numbers are considerably lower for body builders. ...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? 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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What's the best way for me to calculate my percentage of body fat?

What's the best way for me to calculate my percentage of body fat?

BMI or Body Fat?: Body fat is usually checked with calipers. Bmi is just a calculation based on height and weight. Body fat is much better because takes into consideration a persons body shape and their fitness level. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose "body fat percentage"?

Loose weight: Boy fat percentage will go down with weight loss and also with build muscle or lean body mass. ...Read more

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Which body fat percentage is generally considered severely underweight at age 18?

Which body fat percentage is generally considered severely underweight at age 18?

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

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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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Can bulking up lower your body fat percentage?

Body fat percentage: Not necessarily. You may be able to the %body fat number by building a bunch of muscle, but this doesn't mean you are getting rid of fat. You will just weigh more because of the muscle. It is best to do a balance of weight lifting and cardio to burn off the fat. ...Read more

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What is a good goal body fat percentage for me?

Adult?: 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 can I decrease my body fat percentage fast?!

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 (cutting back on carbs and sugar) and do cardiovascular exercise (not walking but running, cycling, swimming, elliptical, zumba, etc). ...Read more

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What is your body fat percentage calculated from?

Impedance: There are two ways. The practical way is to use a scale that uses impedance. You either stand on the metal plates on the scale or hold metal bar. An electrical signal is sent from one plate and the returning plate waits for the signal to reach it. The time taken for this is calculated and a complex formula is used to give you an estimate of %body fat. The more expensive way is much less practical. ...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 don't 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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What is the ideal body fat percentage for a regular guy?

15-18% body fat: There are different measures of ideal body fat. It can be measured with special scales or machines. It is usually better to measure your bmi, since it correlates ideal height and weight. For body builders and very muscular people, body fat can be better, since bmi might overestimate obesity due to weight of muscle. ...Read more

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What is the most accurate measure of body fat percentage?

Submersion: Submersion weighing is the most accurate way. ...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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Is there something I can do to reduce my body fat percentage?

Is there something I can do to reduce 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 don't 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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What help me to lower my body fat percentage safely below 7%?

What help me to lower my body fat percentage safely below 7%?

Maybe: 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 don't 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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What's the use of measuring my body fat percentage? Why does it matter?

Health: It can give you an idea of if your proportion of fat to muscle is healthy or not. In the military, if you don't meet weight standards - you are tape measured to estimate body fat. When body fat is too high - you can be separated from the military service. ...Read more

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How can I lower body fat percentage?

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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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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