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Can i get some help on my current BMI? lookingtoshred 8 4 yearsTimmothyGen (1780): ^ what these guys said... You got a good structure, broad shoulders and small waist. Keep lifting and get big don't worry about numbers like bf or ur weight.
Losing fat but maintaining weight? jc3717 4 4 yearsfuba141 (10): If you've been doing this for awhile, then you'll come to know what's best for your body, it's a never ending process. Everybody is different too. For those stubborn thighs try adding bodyweight squat to your routine. It worked for a lot of people.
Body fat (longtime lurker) ZearingFlame 11 4 yearsZearingFlame (22): @cardinal Thanks! Plan to enter my first competition in november this year! (Athletic fitness)
Bodyfat Percentage jslinjr 5 4 yearsParkerHenry (94): 15-18%
measured BF n am just FRUSTRATED._. Illadian 14 5 yearscardinal (6175): Go by how you look and feel. It's literally an insignificant number you're getting worked up about. My gym scales claimed this morning I was at 7.2% body fat. At my lowest weight they claimed I was 5 %. I believe I have never been 5% and right now I'm no lower than 9%. I have also observed using these scales over a prolonged period of time that tons of factors effect the number. If I reintroduce more carbs, weigh myself at different times,...
From 22% BF to 27% in a week?!?!? Jessi_A 8 5 yearsjja0016 (829): alot of the times even scales are inaccurate week to week unless you're keeping sodium levels the same, drinking the same amount of water, etc.. also weighing yourself at the exact same time week to week, before or after you go to the bathroom, etc.. what @Method said is the best way by looking at yourself in the mirror
hydrostatic test prep? KD310 2 6 yearsNorIda (46957): Why dont you ask the individuals that are performing the test on you. Pretty sure they would know.
Incompetent Personal Trainer. kaitjens Jump to first page58Jump to last page 6 yearskaitjens (1729): @SRorhrbac0808 get outta here steven. lol no juice for me. @Kansas___Boyyyyy that they are! @Dexdbest this forum really knows how to show the love! thank you! i really appreciate it
BodyFat Percentage Reference jonrivs49 3 6 yearsjonrivs49 (3001): Then Great.. Calculating your BF % is best. Images also great for reference to compare things up.
Can I get a bodyfat% estimate? BigZ989 12 6 yearsBigZ989 (37): cheers bro, that sounds more correct caliper said 20 but the love handles make me think its higher
7% bodyfat but abs not fully showing Hamer93 Jump to first page80Jump to last page 6 yearsoceanair (18010): ya i think so. eh, i'm not much of a partier anywho haha. i love this city though. it's so pretty at night.
Help needed :) Antonscalia 9 6 yearsmikew (11493): Pics look good. What is your height/weight? Also what is your waist-to-hips ratio and shoulders-to-waist ratio? You can measure this with a measuring tape.
Accurate BF test? Trharrison 8 6 yearsMCarey (2179): Herbalist sports products are unbelievable! Pity ya don't get the quantity with the price
Tape Measure Damon1962 4 6 yearsmikew (11493): This is fun too - tape measure required: "The following calculator gives you an estimate of the maximum muscular measurements (at roughly 8 to 10% bodyfat) that a drug-free genetically superior trainee of your structure is likely to attain. It is based on equations I've developed through over 6 years of research and analysis of data from drug-free champions both past and present."
Need an educated assumption of my body fat % Antonscalia 12 6 yearsshannowman (6367): It looks nasty, not going to lie, but tastes good when seasoned.
Pls estimate my body fat % and shoutout! alfa345 12 6 yearsalfa345 (67): cheers bro!! its a lifestyle now so defo gonan keep going
Estimate my Body Fat Percentage ionatan 19 7 yearsSRorhrbac0808 (47098): damn. You say your 17?!?!?! you know how much potential you have to put on some legit size? hahah don't be scared to put on a few lbs bud. srs
Where can I go check my Bf% for free? TriggaTony 7 7 yearsTheBangBus (706): Im curious.... Anyone ever done research on weigh scales with the bf calc in it... clearly its not going to be hydrostatic accurate.... but how much variance would it give?
guesstimate on my BF % Wbauman 10 7 yearsWinnersNeverQuit (10311): deffinate improvenenton where you were for sure
guess my bf% Scotian 22 7 yearsScotian (9922): Bulking is funner anyway lol
thred gon BigZ989 8 7 yearsNyko (2884): Generally people have more fat on them then lean tissue then they think or assume. My first show i guesstimated my 4-5% range would be around 165-170... realistically it was around 157-160.
Online BF% Calculators... Zlohmeier 2 7 yearseventheodds1 (5644): Yourself at the mirror is the best calculation.
Estimate my BF% Donovan95 6 7 yearsDonovan95 (10): That will only give you the MM, you still need the calculator?
Body fat estimation Lowrenc 12 7 yearssohail92 (271): definately go on a lean bulk around 200-400 calorie surplus. You look about 16%~ but should definately concentrate on adding more muscle mass before cutting.
Body fat callipers BWestern 3 7 yearsKReed (165): Calipers ARE accurate. As long as the person testing you know what they are doing. I do fitness assessments everyday with Lange calipers. Much more accurate than biolectrical impeidence machines.
How can you calculate body fat precentage ? jeeza_1234 5 7 yearsKReed (165): How is that a bad site? It is recognized and recommended by ACSM. You obviously know more than they do though, so why don't you educate us.
Bodyfat % changes Morgan 4 8 yearsThor (5028): It's best to have someone else do it for you. Try get measurements from your tricep, bicep, subscap, illiac, abdomen, thigh, calf. Chest is optional. Measure on one side only each time. Grasp skin to bring up the skin and tissue but no muscle. Do it cold (not after a workout, or at the end of the day) and fasted is a better than fed. You can't just convert the skin fold tests to a percentage - you'll need a formula or a chart. A quick google...