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    "Accurate" online body fat calculator?

    I'm looking for a resonably accurate online body fat calculator. I found a few through google, but the results seemed a little low to me. I don't have the option to get calipered, at least for awhile anyway. Anyone found a calculator that is close to their true body fat %?

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    some great resources here.... http://www.exrx.net/Testing.html

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    Thanks, some good info on that site.

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    This site uses the "Navy" method:

    http://www.he.net/%7Ezone/prothd2.html

    It only requires a couple of body circumference measurements (use a fabric tape measure).
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    Maybe I did it wrong, I'm not exactly sure where to measure, but it told me I should weigh 87 pounds. Anorexic much?

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    it told me I should weigh 60 kg. I'd be a stick!!!
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    Here is what I use. It is fairly innexpensive. I really like it, I generally check my body fat once or twice a week to see how I am improving. It only takes 7 seconds to do a reading.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...sPageName=WDVW
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by *new*guy
    some great resources here.... http://www.exrx.net/Testing.html
    wheres the body fat composition test?
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    Quote Originally Posted by berny
    it told me I should weigh 60 kg. I'd be a stick!!!
    That website ( http://www.he.net/%7Ezone/prothd2.html ) does a good job of implementing the "Navy" formula for estimating body fat percentage (which is also included in my "WeightWare" software).

    But, I have no idea where they are getting their "Ideal Weight" calculation from. For that, I recommend a full-length mirror, or ask your significant other .
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