Body Fat Estimate
(4 Skinfolds)
Weight lbs
Triceps mm
Thigh mm
Suprailiac mm
Abdomen mm

Body Fat   %
Fat Mass   lbs
Lean Mass   lbs
Body Fat Category

Body Fat Categories Table
Category Women (% fat) Men (% fat)
Essential Fat 10%-13% 2%-5%
Athletic 14%-20% 6%-13%
Fit 21%-24% 14%-17%
Acceptable 25%-31% 18%-25%
Obese 32% + 26% +

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Updated 05 Jul 2007
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Use calipers to measure a vertical fold directly on the back of the upper arm and halfway between the shoulder and elbow.  
Use calipers to measure a vertical fold directly on the front of the upper leg and halfway between the knee and the crease created when you lift your leg.  
Use calipers to measure a diagonal fold directly above the hipbone. The angle of the fold should be about the same angle as the hipbone.  
Use calipers to measure a vertical fold about 2 inches (5 cm) directly right or left of your navel.  
The approximate percentage of your body's mass that is made up of fat.
The portion of your weight that is fat.
The portion of your weight that is lean (not fat).
Your body fat category depends on your gender and your body fat percentage.
This table shows you the Body Fat Range for each Classification so you can see how close your calculated Body Fat percentage is to the next Body Fat Classification range.