Fitness Minutes: (66,181)
7,159 3/16/12 10:59 P
A body fat caliper it takes measurements from 5 to 7 places on the body.. Cheaper than those scales gyms use- not allowed to use them when having period as they warp the readings.. They can't tell between loss skin or fat either...
If the person doing the test is experienced, having your body fat tested using skinfold calipers is a fairly accurate way to estimate that's easily accessible. Most gyms offer that test for a small fee.
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Fitness Minutes: (3,221)
407 3/16/12 3:32 P
Does anyone know of a good calculator or tool I can use to figure out my body fat percentage? I tried using my brother's handheld calculator, or whatever it's called, and it thinks my body fat percentage is 19%, but online tests think it's 33% and I know I'm not either of those.
What do you use to calculate your body fat? I really want to figure mine out. Thanks.
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