So, I am a happy camper. I've made a lot of progress and seem to be getting to where I want to be. I see all the comments on weighing your self, but if you are serious about working toward a healthy body you have to measure your body. I will show you the folks I use, details below in cluding my measurements. Please let me know how you feel about the need to measure yourself; I track a few measurements not included in the calculators below as well, pls feel free to mail me or buddy me if you want any help or want to discuss -thanks, Neal 51
So - this is the url of the site that I use for recording measurements; it includes five differnet measurement calculators. I have no interest in the site. Let me know if you use it and how it works for you. http://www.healthstatus.com/calculate/body-fat-percentage-calculator
If you have trouble with the link you can go to www. healthstatus.com and follow the links through the caculators.
About the Body Fat Calculator:
Metric versions of the calculators available here:
How much fat are you carrying? Find out if you are in the healthy range with this fat calculator. This tool provides: body fat percentage for women, body fat percentage for men. This body fat calculator is based on the body fat algorithms developed by the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corp and the YMCA.
Don't have all these measurements? Use this shorter form Body Fat Calculator.
Are you male or female?
Waist size at narrowest point: 34 inches
Waist size at your navel: 35 inches
Hip size at widest point: 36 inches
Neck at narrowest point: 14 inches
Select your height: 71 inches
What is your weight? 183 lbs
Using your measurements of a 35 inches waist and weight of 184 pounds your body fat percentage we calculated using FOUR different methods. Your body fat estimates are 22.41 % using the U.S. Army body fat algorithm, or
20.02 % using the U.S. Marine body fat algorithm, or
18.89 % using the U.S. Navy body fat algorithm, or
15.00 % using the formula developed by the YMCA.
Neal W. Collins