## Calculate Your Body Fat Percentage

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#### Related Calculators

Body Fat Category Women Men
Essential fat 10-13% 2-5%
Athletes 14-20% 6-13%
Fitness 21-24% 14-17%
Average 25-31% 18-25%
Obese 32+% 25+%

### How To Calculate Body Fat & Muscle Mass?

BFP is known as BODY FAT PERCENTAGE, How To Calculate Body Fat & Muscle Mass? It is simply percentage of fat in your body against the body parameters height, weight, age, neck, waist and hip size. Body fat percentage calculation varies in both men and women. This fat percentage includes both the stored fat percentage in your body and as well as the essential fat percentage

Why we need to calculate Body Fat Percentage ?

Yes, we definitely we need to calculate the body fat at a daily basis or a frequency basis. In today's world we are running and enhanging to our work for survival. There is no time or space to look back our body condition and health. So the opportunity of becoming fat is very very high. Also we are not taking the nutritional foods and having proper sleep and taking junk foods instead. This results into getting the bad fat stored in our body and having less essential fat in our body

For these reason, calculating the Body Fat Percentage will help us to get know our body fat % and allow us to work on to get the fitness fat percentage amount Calcuniverse gives us to calculate Body Fat Percentage (BFP) in both Metric and US Units in simple way

Body Fat Percentage (BFP) in Metric Units

In Asia countries, the height, neck, waist and hip will be measured in centri meters (CM's) and weight in Kilo grams (Kgs)

Body Fat Percentage (BFP) in US Units

In US/non Asia countries, the height, neck, waist and hip will be measured in feet and inches (Ft/Inch) and weight in Pound (Pds)

### BFP Calculator Formula

Body Fat Percentage, Fat Mass and Fat lean is basically calculated by using the following parameters:

1. Gender
2. Age
3. Height
4. Weight
5. Neck Size
6. Waist Size
7. Hip Size

Body Fat Percentage Formula for Male

BFP = (495 / ((1.0324 - 0.19077 * log10(waist-neck) ) + 0.15456 * log10(height)) ) - 450

Body Fat Percentage Formula for FeMale

BFP = (495 / ((1.29579 - 0.35004 * log10(waist+hip-neck) ) + 0.22100 * log10(height)) ) - 450

Body Fat Mass Formula using the Body Fat Percentage

BFM = BFP * weight

Body Fat Lean Formula using the Body Fat Mass

BFL = weight - BFM

### Example

Example 1

John's Body Fat Percentage will be calculated in the following manner

1. John is Male
2. John's Age is 29 years
3. John's Height is 154 cm
4. John's Weight is 76 Kgs
5. John's Neck Size is 50 cm
6. John's Waist Size is 92 cm
7. John's Hip Size is 40 cm

Here is how John's BFP is calculated

Body Fat Percentage = 16.61 %

Body Fat Category = Fitness

Body Fat Mass = 16.61 % * 76 = 12.62 Kgs

Body Lean Mass = 76 - 12.62 = 63.38 Kgs

Example 2

Melania's Body Fat Percentage will be calculated in the following manner

1. Melania is FeMale
2. Melania's Age is 29 years
3. Melania's Height is 159 cm
4. Melania's Weight is 62 Kgs
5. Melania's Neck Size is 46 cm
6. Melania's Waist Size is 120 cm
7. Melania's Hip Size is 50 cm

Here is how Melania's BFP is calculated

Body Fat Percentage = 21.65 %

Body Fat Category = Fitness

Body Fat Mass = 21.65 % * 62 = 13.42 Kgs

Body Lean Mass = 62 - 13.42 = 48.58 Kgs