This calculator will help you to calculate your body fat percentage using only a tape measure.
The calculator's calculations are based on the Circumference Method, developed by the military (U.S. Navy and U.S. Army) for estimating percent of body fat.
In addition to the features common to most other online body fat calculators, this one also includes:
- Standard and metric options.
- Pictures showing where on the body the tape measurements should be taken from, for both males and females.
- Built-in, mini, popup calculators that do all of the averaging and converting for you.
- A dynamic pie chart that graphically compares your fat weight to lean body weight.
While a skin fold test using a body fat caliper is considered to be the most accurate, this calculator will allow to get a close estimate without having to go out and buy a caliper.
If you do have a skin fold caliper, I suggest you use one of the following instead: