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: 

  1. Skinfold Analisis: +/- 3.5%. (differs with each equation)
  2. Bioelectrical Impedance: +/- 3.5 to 5%  (differs with each equation)
  3. Hydrodensitometry: +/- 2.5% when performed correctly. 
  4. Near-Infrared Interactance: +/- 5% (differs with each equation) 
  5. Plethysmography: Air Displacement (BOD Pod): +/- 2.2% - 3.7% 
  6. 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.


Gender
Male Female
Triceps
mm
Suprailiac
mm
Umbilicus
mm
Thigh
mm
Weight
lbs.
Age

Results:

Bodyfat %
Fat Mass
lbs
Lean Mass
lbs

Body Fat Categories:

Classification
Women (% fat)
Men (% fat)
Essential Fat
10-12%
2-4%
Athletes
14-20%
6-13%
Fitness
21-24%
14-17%
Acceptable
25-31%
18-25%
Obese
32% plus
25% plus
*American Council on Exercise
*Abbott Nutrition