Body fat %

  1. Body fat %

    I tested my body fat on one of the hand held ones before a workout and it read 5.4. How accurate are those damn things. I'm pretty damn lean but I dunno if I'm that low lol.

  2. a handheld one told me i was3% than 20% caliper told me 8%, 8% thab 8%

  3. Yea il go test the real way. Lol.

  4. usually handheld BIA may be about 3 % off. calipers can vary on type of calipers used and person testing you. underwater weighing was considered the gold standard but there still may be a significant fluctuation in percentage. The only true way to tell is with a cadaver but screw that lol. BIA is a good reference point, there is no perfectly accurate method, just estimates.

  5. a bodpod is the best eay

  6. post pictures of front, back and legs, it ain't too hard to figure out
    Recompadrol & AAV2 - PM me with any questions

  7. Quote Originally Posted by AutoKal47 View Post
    post pictures of front, back and legs, it ain't too hard to figure out
    ^ this. If you know what to look for visually, you can usually pin it down to within a few %.
    Go hard. Go heavy. Never stop.

  8. don't get those stupid ones attached to the scales. It said I was 55%Bf when I'm 5'10 185 lbs.

  9. Haha. I post some pics soon. Thanks


Similar Forum Threads

  1. Blowing my body out of the water with AMS Body Mortar- Review
    By schwellington in forum Supplement Logs
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-02-2010, 06:54 PM
  2. Body Split VS. Full Body Round 1.
    By hitsquaddd in forum Training Forum
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 01-29-2010, 10:54 AM
  3. Replies: 15
    Last Post: 03-04-2009, 02:34 PM
  4. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-03-2007, 08:00 PM
Log in
Log in