Measuring body-fat percentage

Measuring body-fat percentage for Men. Essential fat: 2-4%.

  1. Male athletes 6-13%.
  2. Fit male non-athletes total fat 14-17%.
  3. Acceptable male total fat 18-25%.
  4. Overweight male total fat 26-37%.
  5. Obese male total fat 38+%.

 

Measuring body-fat percentage for women. Essential fat: 10-12%.

  1. Women athletes total fat 14-20%.
  2. Fit female non-athletes total fat 21-24%.
  3. Acceptable female total fat 25-31%.
  4. Overweight female total fat 32-41%.
  5. Obese female total fat 42+%.