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Where do I measure my waist? (for a body fat calculator)

Just got this great link in one of my groups to measure my body fat, but I don't know where to measure my waist, exactly. There's a definite variation depending on where I put the tape.


Tue. Oct 25, 10:31am

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You can measure at two points, the smallest part of your waist or your "natural waist", where your pants sit. I do both.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005, 10:40 AM

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sorry, this is the link. So which part of the waist is the one you use for body fat measurement?


Tuesday, October 25, 2005, 10:57 AM

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Measure where the crease forms when you bend sideways - that's your true waist.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005, 1:29 PM

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Be ware of body fat calculators that work soley on circumference measurements...they are not as accurate as other methods.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005, 1:30 PM

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