Percent Body Fat Calculator

Why use this percent body fat calculator over other means of determining your body fat? This method is not as accurate as the skinfold method with the Accu Measure Body Fat Calipers It is not as convenient as body fat scales, but it has the advantage of less operator error for some people. No method is extremely accurate for measuring your percent boly fat so why not use them all and compair.

Male and female models showing how to measure for percent body fat calculator.



The Three Locations For Men:

1. Abdomen:  
Horizontal at the level of the navel.
 This is not the minimal width.


2. Neck:       
 Inferior to the larynx with the tape
sloping slightly downward to the front.

3. Height:
 Is measured without shoes.


The formula for men:

 %Fat=495/(1.0324-.19077(log(abdomen-neck))
+.15456(log(height)))-450
The Four Locations For Women:

1. Abdomen:    
 
Horizontal, at the level of minimal abdominal width.

2. Hip:  
Largest horizontal circumference around the hips.
 
3. Neck:
Inferior to the larynx with the tape sloping
 slightly downward to the front.

4. Height:
Is measured without shoes.


The formula for women:

%Fat=495/(1.29579-.35004(log(abdomen+hip-neck))
+.22100(log(height)))-450



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