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Body Fat Calculator

Calculate Body Fat Percentage

This Body fat calculator will help you to find the total body fat percentage which consists of storage fat and essential fat. This gives us a  rough estimate of your percentage of body fat by using a simple formula, weight in pounds and height in inches.

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Body Fat Calculator
Calculate Body Fat Percentage

Body fat is the amount of fat stored in a person’s body. Body fat can be calculated using a person’s weight and height. This article will provide you with information on how to calculate your body fat percentage and what it means for your health.

How to Measure:

The most accurate way to measure body fat percentage is through a skinfold test with calipers. However, this can be expensive and time-consuming. There are some ways to estimate body fat percentage without using calipers.

The most simple way to measure body fat is by using a Body Fat Calculator. There are many formulas for calculating body fat but they all use one or more of these three measurements: weight, height, and waist circumference.

  • Weight (in pounds) x 703 = Total Weight (in kilograms)
  • Total Weight (in kilograms) / (Height in meters)2 = BMI
  • BMI x 1.1 = Body Mass Index
  • Body Mass Index x 0.8 = Body Fat Percentage

Reference:

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has developed a set of body fat categorization guidelines to help people assess their weight status and take steps to improve their health. They are also designed to be used by healthcare providers, fitness professionals, researchers, and anyone else who works with people who need to know their body fat percentage.

DESCRIPTIONMENWOMEN
Essential Fat2-5%10-13%
Average18-24%25-31%
Fitness14-17%21-24%
Athletes6-13%14-20%
Obese25+%32+%
Categorization of Exercise body fat by the American Council

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people, but it does not measure body fat directly.

The Body Adiposity Index (BAI) is a more accurate method to determine the percentage of body fat an individual has. The BAI uses bioelectrical impedance analysis to calculate the percentage of lean mass and total mass in the body, which are then used to calculate how much lean tissue and how much adipose tissue there is in the body.
Refer to BMI and BAI calculator for a better understanding of Body fat.

Note:

This Body Fat calculator is to help you determine your body fat percentage.

It is important to note that this calculator is not an accurate measure of body fat percentage. It is considered for use as a guide only.