Body Fat Calculator
If you are in search for a more accurate body fat percentage, here is a list of tests and their +/- percentages according to their accuracy:
- Skinfold Analisis: +/- 3.5%. (differs with each equation)
- Bioelectrical Impedance: +/- 3.5 to 5% (differs with each equation)
- Hydrodensitometry: +/- 2.5% when performed correctly.
- Near-Infrared Interactance: +/- 5% (differs with each equation)
- Plethysmography: Air Displacement (BOD Pod): +/- 2.2% - 3.7%
- Dual-Energy X-Ray Aborptiometry: +/- 1.8%
To use this calculator you may will need Skin Fold Calipers. Use this tool to assess your current body fat percentage, and to find out where you need to be.
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