Tape measures are suitable for the assessment of girth or circumference measurements of any body part, such as the arm, thigh, calf, chest, waist, hips. If you are trying to lose weight or increase muscle bulk, you can use a measuring tape to keep track of your body measurements.
Below are descriptions of several of the tape measurement devices that are available. See more tape measures in the Tape Measure Store
Digital Measuring Tape
The compact easy to use device can store your measurements of up to 8 different body parts, so you can compare to previous tests.
The MyoTape body tape measure has a push-button retraction and locking feature ensure snug measurement. The design ensures accurate measurements that can be done by yourself.
The Sequoia OrbiTape is very much like the products above. This device can be used by an individual to measure body girths using just one hand, so it is ideal for self-assessment. Measures in both imperial (inch) and metric (cm) up to 60 inches / 152 cm.
Budget Girth Tape Measure
This girth measuring tape is a simple and inexpensive way of recording your own girth measurements. The locking position and retractable tape enables you to place the tape around your own limb and take a measurement. The tape is accurate and easy to use, and can be used to measure any part of your body.
- Tape Measure Store
- Description of standard girth measurement sites
- Using girths to calculate percent body fat
- About body size tests
- List of Body Size Tests