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For those of us that can't afford a water tank, but still want some relatively easy measure of body fat percent, you can get digital body fat scales that send small electric currents through your body, using Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA). Since it takes longer to get through fat than muscle, they can give you a rough estimate of your body's fat ...


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There are three variables you can easily measure for a very accurate idea of what's happening with your skeletomuscular system: body fat, body weight, and circumference. Measuring body fat is most important, but as Eric pointed out, measuring displacement in a water tank is not accessible for most people. Instead, pick up some skinfold calipers from Amazon ...


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It's not the price of the scales, it's the maths you should be looking out for! Body fat scales use a process called Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) to measure the impedance to a small electrical current being passed between two or more points on your body. Most domestic models simply measure the resistance / reactance to a 50Hz current being passed ...


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Body fat scales estimate your body composition using a lookup table. It measures your body electrical impedance, and uses a statistically generated lookup table of the general population in order to produce a fat % number. As such it will never be good for measuring extreme cases (super fat, or super skinny). The impedance measurement itself is affected by ...


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The answer will depend on your body fat percentage and purpose. As BIA scales don't cope well with athletes / bodybuilders (body fat < 10%), and generally don't take account of race. Fat calipers aren't very accurate on the obese, similarly the military regression equations are based on data from military bodies and are designed to assess whether an ...


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I think a well used caliper is what you're looking for, it might not tell you the exact fat% number, but the skin folds WILL decrease as you lose fat, meaning you can measure changes quite accurately.


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Try US Navy method its really accurate For Men (Measurements in Inches): %Fat = (86.010*LOG(abdomen - neck) - 70.041*LOG(height) ) + 36.76 For Women (Measurements in Inches): %Fat = 163.205*LOG(abdomen + hip - neck) - 97.684*LOG(height) - 78.38


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Your body fat distribution is largely determined by your genes. Also adipose tissue can increase with excessive compression( for example sitting too much). Once the cells are there, there is nothing you can do to get rid of them other than liposuction. The only thing you can do is to decrease their size by "starving" them. When you burn more calories than ...


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Aizul is right about targeting fat loss. Your body will burn fat in the areas it essentially chooses, ie where fat resources are easily available and ready to go. It might not be to your choosing, but for your body's furnace fat burning mechanism, it will get energy from fat based on it's most readily available source. Continue your program and your body ...


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You cannot spot reduce fat. Meaning no matter how much you train your legs, you will not burn off the fats in that region. Stick to eating less(caloric deficit), and continue training.



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