No number is a complete picture of your individual health. How you treat your body and mind are often better indicators of your overall health and well-being. However, we do live in a time where doctors and other experts need to use charts, data, and other measurements to create a standard definition of health. With that in mind, think of BMI and body fat percentage as just one way to assess and monitor your weight and overall body composition.
Body fat percentage charts for men and women
Body fat percentage chart: Women, men, and calculations
Author: Matej Gololicic. BF is short for body fat. Body fat is your extra weight in addition to your lean body mass. Lean body mass is your mass without any fat. Use our tool to calculate your body fat percentage and make sure you check below our body fat percentage chart. Navigation: What is body fat?
Body Fat Calculator
What is a healthy, realistic body fat percentage to shoot for so you can have that lean, toned body you desire? Women have more fat because of physiological differences such as hormones, breasts, and sexual organs. In addition, women need a higher amount of body fat for ovulation. There is a lot of controversy over what amount of body fat is optimal for overall health.
Body Fat. We all want to burn it off and send it packing. You can thank your ancestors for that one.