4 Different Mens Bodyfat Formulas

B = Total Weight in pounds

W = Waist Size in Inches

N = Neck Size in Inches

A = Age in Years

Equation 1:

Equations developed by Drs. Hodgdon and Beckett at the Naval Health Research Center

http://www.bmi-calculator.net/body-fat-calculator/body-fat-formula.php

CodeCogsEqn (3).pngEquation 2:

US Navy Tape Method Formula

http://www.wikihow.com/Measure-Body-Fat-Using-the-US-Navy-Method

CodeCogsEqn (4)

Equation 3:

National Institute of Health

https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/weight-control/body-weight-planner/Pages/bwp.aspx

CodeCogsEqn (8)

 

Equation 4:

British Journal of Nutrition

http://www.livestrong.com/article/102670-formula-calculate-body-fat-percentage/

CodeCogsEqn (6).png

 

If any of these are too small just press “crtl +” to zoom in on the webpage.

Example:

Male — 6′ — 150lb.’s — 30in waist — 15in neck — 20 yo

Equation 1: ~11.853%

Equation 2: ~7.826%

Equation 3: ~12.288%

Equation 4: ~12.89%

E-AVG BF: ~11.2%

Example:

Male — 5’9″ — 150lb.’s — 30.5in waist — 14in neck — 19 yo

Equation 1: ~13.237%

Equation 2: ~5.326%

Equation 3: ~15.715%

Equation 4: ~14.748%

E-AVG BF: ~12.3%

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