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Threads tagged with 'Body Measurement'

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High school student needs your help! DMAN98 8 2 yearsDMAN98 (1): Not really, most of the paediatric articles regarding the topic are actually looking at the trainability of youth doing weight training instead of the potential negative effects of the training. Some mention that weight training should not have adverse effects on growth as long as precautions (like proper technique) are taken, but I am actually addressing youth who weight train with the goal of muscular hypertrophy, which requires training...
BodyFat Percentage Reference jonrivs49 3 4 yearsjonrivs49 (3001): Then Great.. Calculating your BF % is best. Images also great for reference to compare things up.
Tape Measure Damon1962 4 4 yearsmikew (11169): This is fun too - tape measure required: "The following calculator gives you an estimate of the maximum muscular measurements (at roughly 8 to 10% bodyfat) that a drug-free genetically superior trainee of your structure is likely to attain. It is based on equations I've developed through over 6 years of research and analysis of data from drug-free champions both past and present."
How to take measurements BWestern 1 5 yearsBWestern (121): When you measure your arms, do you take the measurement with you arm relaxed or flexed?
A device to check your fat %,body mass % ??? DFMaster240 8 5 yearsstewie (442): There are no accurate electronic devices available for normal use. Best way is with calipers. As for body mass index(worst indicater of anything in my opinion) there is a device that you can use - A measuring tape and a normal scale. (not sarcastic) I use an electronic scale that also determines body fat, water % etc the same way as the Omron you mentioned. It gives a nice indication of progress, but not accurate at all.