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Body fat percentage
Everyone has his or her own fat percentage and it’s important that you don’t have less than 3% body fat. Kathleen Laquale (PHD athelitc trainer at bridgewater state college in Massachusetts says
Drop below 15 percent for a long time, and you risk losing your period, developing osteoporosis and suffering general fatigue. “A body-fat percentage that’s too low can be harmful to your health and well-being,” Laquale says. For healthy body-fat percentage ranges based on your fitness level, follow these guildelines:
- Top Athletes: have 15 to 20%
- Fit woman: have 21 to 24%
- Healthy/acceptable: 25 to 32%
- Overwight: 33%+
How to measure body fat ?
You can measure your body fat very easy at home. At Amazon you can order several products to measure this easily .