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Body fat calculations

#1 Postby emma1488 » Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:08 pm

Hi guys,

I wasn't really sure where to post this thread, so here it is...

How many of you use a body fat percentage as a guide to progress? And if so, what do you use? I ask this because I'm feel disheartened with the scales not moving but I can see myself gaining muscle tone. I have used a website that someone else recommended that you enter your measurements and it comes up with what you are...A couple of weeks ago i was 28.5% and now I'm at 27.2%. This is the website I have been using: http://www.scientificpsychic.com/fitness/diet.html

Any advice would be helpful.

Thanks in advance :mrgreen:

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Re: Body fat calculations

#2 Postby Fallen_Horse » Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:30 pm

I think body fat is a much better 'number' to gauge progress by, although my favorite test is still the mirror! :)
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Re: Body fat calculations

#3 Postby emma1488 » Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:35 pm

Ergh! The mirror is a little b***h. I am still not noticing much of a difference. I might take some more progress shots in about 2 weeks to see if I can see a difference and add them on here to see if anyone else can see a difference...

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Re: Body fat calculations

#4 Postby starling1 » Wed Aug 17, 2011 1:06 am

Fallen_Horse wrote:I think body fat is a much better 'number' to gauge progress by, although my favorite test is still the mirror! :)


Agreed.

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Re: Body fat calculations

#5 Postby precision female » Sat Sep 24, 2011 12:24 am

I just did the calculations on that website...says I'm 22% but at the gym with the hand hand electronic body fat device recommended by the gym techs ( it sends electric current through your body to determine the amount of you that is fat) I'm 11.5%. I wouldn't trust the website calculations...it can't tell how much of you is muscle or fat.
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Re: Body fat calculations

#6 Postby bodybuilding0841 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:01 am

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Re: Re: Body fat calculations

#7 Postby hellguy » Mon Nov 07, 2011 9:46 am

Fallen_Horse wrote:I think body fat is a much better 'number' to gauge progress by, although my favorite test is still the mirror! :)

+1 for the mirror. :-)

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