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Online Body Fat Calculator

Thought this was interesting! I wonder how accurate it is?

Mon. Feb 12, 10:50am

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Came out a little lower than what the callipers told me, but pretty much the same as what my electro test said...

Monday, February 12, 2007, 11:32 AM

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Mine came out the same as the handheld analyzer.

Monday, February 12, 2007, 1:49 PM

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Mine came out about 6-7% lower than the handheld unit at my gym.

Monday, February 12, 2007, 3:49 PM

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Mine came out about 2% higher than the hand held machine at the gym. My problem with formulas is it doesn't take into account how much MUSCLE weight you have. I am pretty muscular and to look at me you would not believe this formula calculates a 32% body fat.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 7:52 AM

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I put the link above into the Associated URL spot so it would be easier for people to check it out


Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 10:22 AM

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I enjoyed the other calculators offered by this site too. I found this to be a good place for guidelines as I have no access to the calipers or handheld options at gyms. Good point above about the frame and musculature of the body making a difference, but I still found this helpful
Thanks for putting this out here for us.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 10:34 AM

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Thanks for that!! I'm going to the gym today and I'll let you know what the difference said I was at 23% bodyfat.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 11:05 AM

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It's obviously an average and people very a lot. I put in myself and two friends. 2 of the 3 results were believable, one was about 13% different from a professional measurement (I think with calipers) which I think is more believable for that person. Probably some body shapes just don't match the formula well.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 11:48 AM

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