Are you curious about your body fat percentage?
Tracking your body fat percentage is a great way to stay motivated and work toward your health goals. You may think you need an expensive gadget to check your body fat percentage, but it can be done using a simple body measuring tape. In this short blog post, we will show you how to track your body fat percentage using a body measuring tape.
Let's stay healthy and happy!
The Navy Method is one of the easiest ways to get started on tracking your body fat percentage. The great news is that you will only need a measuring tape, a calculator (We will use an online calculator) and a bit of commitment to be consistent.
Measure the circumference of your neck starting below the Adam's Apple, while positioning the tape perpendicular to the long axis of the neck. Keep your neck straight and shoulders down and relaxed.
Measure the circumference of your waist at a horizontal level around the navel. To get accurate readings, make sure not to pull the stomach inwards.
Measure the circumference of your neck starting below the Larynx, while positioning the tape perpendicular to the long axis of the neck. Keep your neck straight and shoulders down and relaxed.
Measure your waist at the narrowest point. Make sure not to pull the stomach inwards.
Measure your hips at the widest point.
Continue below ...
We have perfect body tape measures for you at our Amazon stores.
Lightstuff Easy Body Tape Measure
Lightstuff Digital Body Tape Measure
Once you have these measurements, you can input them into the Navy Method calculator, along with your age, weight and height, to find your body fat percentage.
We hope this blog post was helpful in showing you how to track your body fat percentage using a body measuring tape.
If you would like to learn more about tracking your fitness goals, bookmark our blog post section (https://www.lightstuffproducts.com/blogs) and return often. We plan to upload new posts regularly.
Let's stay fit and fabulous together!
If you would rather measure your body fat percentage with a proper tool, we have that covered as well.
Lightstuff Precision Skinfold Caliper
Lightstuff Body Health Tool Kit