Body Fat Calculator

Enter your weight in pounds along with your waist size below to calculate your approximate body fat. If you’re a female, you will also need to enter values for your wrist, hips, and forearm:

Weight:     pounds
Waist:     inches
Wrist:     inches*
Hips:     inches*
Forearm:     inches*
Your Body Fat:     %
*Only required by females

Ideal Body Fat Percentage

(according to the American Council on Exercise)

Description Women Men
Essential Fat 10-13% 2-5%
Athletes 14-20% 6-13%
Fitness 21-24% 14-17%
Average 25-31% 18-24%
Obese 32%+ 25%

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