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What is considered to be the optimal body fat percentage?

What is considered to be the optimal body fat percentage?

%: 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 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 your body fat percentage calculated from?

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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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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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 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 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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Anyone know what is a healthy body fat percentage?

% 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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What is a good way to calculate body fat percentage?

See below: How to determine your bmi
your bmi estimates how much you should weigh, based on your height. Here are the steps to calculate it:
multiply your weight in pounds by 703.
Divide that answer by your height in inches.
Divide that answer by your height in inches again.
For example, a woman who weighs 270 pounds and is 68 inches tall has a bmi of 41.0. 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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What body fat percentage does a woman need for flat abs?

Flat abs: Well, that's sort of difficult to answer because there are so many body types out there. You could have flat abs at 10%, 20%, and 30% body fat depending on how your fat is distributed. Some people carry their fat in their thighs/buttock, while others carry it in their midsection. So, body fat% doesn't really dictate if you have flat abs or not. Work on your abs and don't think about % body fat. Read more

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Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why lose weight?: If your body fat, percentage is low, chances are that you don't need to lose, weight. That is why it is hard. Why are you trying? If you want to firm up, try doing weight bearing exercises and lifting. But trying to lose weight will probably only work against you. Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does your body fat percentage mean?

Body fat %: Body fat percentage is the percentage of your body that is lipid (or fat) compared by the fat-free mass (bones, muscle, fluid & connective tissue). 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 there be a simple formula to calculate body fat percentage?

Can there be a simple formula to calculate body fat percentage?

Not simple: We use a formula in the navy - it is not at all simple. 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?

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?

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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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