Percent Body Fat Norms
Ratings for % Body Fat Levels
Are you overweight? Here is a table of ratings of bodyfat % for athletes and the general population. This is just a general guideline - particular sports may have higher or lower desirable body fat levels.
|lean||< 12||< 17||< 7||< 12|
|acceptable||12 - 21||17 - 28||7 - 15||12 - 25|
|moderately overweight||21 - 26||28 - 33|
|overweight||> 26||> 33||> 15||> 25|
- About % body fat
- A list of Body Composition Tests
- Calculating % body fat using skinfolds and using girths
- Estimating % body fat using images
- Poll about methods for measuring body composition?
- Videos of Anthropometric Tests including Skinfold Testing.