Skin fold Body Fat

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This free tool can calculate body fat percentage based on thickness measurements of skin folds.

The tool uses age, weight, and skinfold measurements from Tricep, Thigh, Suprailiac, Abdomen, and Chest to calculate an estimated body fat percentage. This tool uses Jackson-Pollocks three point method which is relatively accurate for most except athletes and body builders who have very low body fat percentage.

Recommended Skin Fold Measurements

For best results men should use skin fold measurements from pectoral, abdominal and thigh region whereas women should be using skin fold measurements from triceps, suprailiac and thigh regions.

Taking skinfold measurements can be tricky please have a look at the video below for instructions.

For men with skin fold calipers

For women with skin fold calipers

 

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