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# YMCA Body Fat Calculator

Healthy body fat percentage usually varies between men and women. The average fat percentage of men and women should range between 3% to 5% and 8% up to 12% respectively. An optimal body percentage is important to lead a healthy life and maintain proper reproductive organ. The percentage of body fat required for women is always greater than men. An online YMCA body fat calculator to find the fat percentage for both men and women based on the waist length and body weight using YMCA formula.

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Healthy body fat percentage usually varies between men and women. The average fat percentage of men and women should range between 3% to 5% and 8% up to 12% respectively. An optimal body percentage is important to lead a healthy life and maintain proper reproductive organ. The percentage of body fat required for women is always greater than men. An online YMCA body fat calculator to find the fat percentage for both men and women based on the waist length and body weight using YMCA formula.

#### Formula:

Body Fat Percent women = - 76.76 + 4.15a - 0.082b / b Body Fat Percent men = - 98.42 + 4.15a - 0.082b / b Where, a = Waist b = Weight

### Example:

If shela weighs 64 kg with a waist size of 36cm. Calculate body fat percentage?

#### Solution:

Body Fat Percent women = - 76.76 + 4.15(36) - 0.082b(64)/ 64
= 105.3 %

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Note :This statistics calculator is presented for your own personal use and is to be used as a guide only. Medical and other decisions should NOT be based on the results of this calculator. Although this calculator has been tested, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of its calculations or results.