Waist or Abdominal Girth

Girths are circumference measures at standard anatomical sites around the body.

Men

Women

Risk

cm

inches

cm

inches

Very High

> 120

> 47

> 110

> 43.5

High

100 - 120

39.5 - 47

90 - 109

35.5 - 43

Low

80 - 99

31.5 - 39

70 - 89

28.5 - 35

Very Low

< 80

< 31.5

< 70

< 28.5

Source: ACSM (2005) ACSM guidelines for exercise testing and prescription, 7th ed. Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 61

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