If I don't have calipers, how can I calculate my body fat percentage?

If you are unable to assess body fat percentage using skin folds, you can use hand held analyzers or electronic scales that use bio-electrical impedence to estimate body fat percentage. Another easy way is to use girth measurements. Using a soft tape measure and popular conversion charts, you can calculate your own body fat using this method.

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