Chest : Diagonal fold Men: one-half the distance between the anterior axillary line (crease of the underarm) and the nipple
Skinfold measures for body composition and body fat assessment
Learn how to calculate your body fat percentage using skin fold calipers. This is the most accurate method to measure your body fat!
The body fat percentage (BFP) of a human or other living being is the total mass of fat divided by total body mass; body fat includes essential body fat and storage
Take all measurements on the right side of your body. To grab the skinfold easily and correctly, make sure your skin is dry and lotion free. Do not take measurements
How do I take body fat caliper measurements? Caliper Procedures All calculator measurements should be made on the right side of the body Caliper should be placed 1 cm
Learn about the difference between body composition and percent body fat and the best ways to measure your body fat.
The skinfold measurement test is one common method of determining a person’s percentage of body fat or body composition.
Measurements should be made on the right side of the body Caliper should be placed 1-2 cm away from the thumb and finger perpendicular to the skin fold
How to Use Body Fat Calipers. Body fat percentage is an important measure of health, considered more useful and accurate than weight or body mass index (BMI) alone.