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    Just found this for measuring body fat, I know this doesn't actually work, and it's just a complete estimate. But thought it would be interesting to see what people get all the same

    http://www.healthstatus.com/calculat...age-calculator

    It says I'm around 22. 3%, with 22 being ideal for a female. That does seem about right, I'd hope it was actually a little lower in reality.

    If you know yours already or have used that calculator, what is it?
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    I'm around 9-10%, on a Dexa scan. Realistically the only accurate way to get your real bodyfat % is through a Dexa or water tank dunk.


    Most people are way higher than they think they are.
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    (Original post by Joe909)
    I'm 3.50%
    You must be hella veiny
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    Using the fat caliper test, I'm at around 9%.
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    (Original post by PG593)
    Using the fat caliper test, I'm at around 9%.
    + 5% for calipers.
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    (Original post by Joe909)
    + 5% for calipers.
    Oh really, how come?
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    sitting about 12% right now
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    18.13%
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    17.74% apparently, which has me as an athlete... :lolwut:
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    (Original post by PG593)
    Oh really, how come?

    This is a 6% Bodyfat on a dexa scan:

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    People often underestimate their real bodyfat percentage, mostly because of calipers. You can be really lean and people will say you're 8%, but really you're 12/13%.
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    (Original post by Joe909)
    This is a 6% Bodyfat on a dexa scan:



    People often underestimate their real bodyfat percentage, mostly because of calipers. You can be really lean and people will say you're 8%, but really you're 12/13%.
    truth, most people have no idea how lean a true 10% is, 10% is basically ripped, it's basically being rock hard (no homo) without all the straitions and veins you get when you're 5-8%. There's a lot of 5'11 200-225 lbs guys with 10-12% body fat on the Internet. In reality, their "10-12%" body fat is more like 15% body fat or more. Everyone thinks they're on their way to single digit body fat as soon as they see a blurry four-pack in the right lighting. Your final body weight at 5-6% will be a lot less than what you think. Talk to me again when you get in contest shape.
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    ITT: Random number generator 9-19.
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    (Original post by Greg Jackson)
    There's a lot of 5'11 200-225 lbs guys with 10-12% body fat on the Internet. In reality, their "10-12%" body fat is more like 15% body fat or more. Everyone thinks they're on their way to single digit body fat as soon as they see a blurry four-pack in the right lighting. Your final body weight at 5-6% will be a lot less than what you think.
    Martin Berkhan talks a lot of sense. Have the sense not to plagiarise him.
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    According to that calculation I'm 20.93% which I'm pretty pleased with! would like to get below 20% ideally.


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    (Original post by SEHughes)
    Martin Berkhan talks a lot of sense. Have the sense not to plagiarise him.
    I literally started reading it and AntonioBanderas.gif by the end, strong copy paste.
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    busted
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    (Original post by LavenderBlueSky88)
    Just found this for measuring body fat, I know this doesn't actually work, and it's just a complete estimate. But thought it would be interesting to see what people get all the same

    http://www.healthstatus.com/calculat...age-calculator

    It says I'm around 22. 3%, with 22 being ideal for a female. That does seem about right, I'd hope it was actually a little lower in reality.

    If you know yours already or have used that calculator, what is it?
    I'm 19 now, half way to 20. When I was 17-18 I did have a body fat percentage of about 11%, which APPARENTLY! I don't know if this is true, but apparently that was in the percentage range of what a pro athlete would have. I read that for a male 6-13% body fat is what an athlete has.
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    According to that 16.98%...which is bull****. I know I'm around 23%. I just have a small waist which is what I think messed it up.
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    I'm about tree fiddy%.
 
 
 
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