How accurate are body fat % checkers Watch

G_Singh145
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Hi guys, I check my weight fairly often in my gym and for an extra 30p I can check my body fat %, I normally do this to round it up to £1. But recently I have been eating cleaning and going gym more and as a result my weight is increasing with muscle mass, but also I feel my fat on my stomach is also decreasing.

But my body fat % has gone from 13% to 15%. Is this really accurate or just fabricated number?
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If you mean the scale type things that send an electrical impulse through your body, they are useless. Buy a skin fold calliper and learn to use it if you want accuracy.
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If you're putting on muscle you'll also put on a little bit of fat. The fat on your stomach might be decreasing or your abs are becoming more dominant which makes the fat look less prominent.
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My body fat percentage is 15% but the machine at the gym said 23% . Using tape or Callipers and plugging your measurments into a formula tends to be more accurate
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Cool post bro
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(Original post by Joe312)
If you mean the scale type things that send an electrical impulse through your body, they are useless. Buy a skin fold calliper and learn to use it if you want accuracy.
Thanks just wanted some clarification it was false
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