Posts in "Body Fat Percentage"

James Krieger on the Issues of Tracking Body Fat Percentage

Andy Morgan / Body Fat Percentage , The RippedBody Podcast - Online Fitness Coaches Interviewed

On this episode of the Rippedbody Podcast, I interview James Krieger. James is a published scientist, author, speaker, fitness competitor, statistical wizard and the mind behind the immensely popular blog and membership site, Weightology.net. We discuss the different methods available for tracking body fat percentage [06:15], the two-component model used by BIA machines [14:00], my secret […] Read More »

A Quick Guide To Estimating Body-fat Percentage

Andy Morgan / Body Fat Percentage

Finding your body-fat percentage is an imprecise endeavor. The methods that we generally have available to measure it range from being ‘acceptably accurate’ to ‘very poor,’ and they are nearly all useless for tracking changes over time. – They’re all marketed as being really accurate of course, but that’s just because people are after your dollars. […] Read More »

The 3 Reasons You Need To Forget About Body-fat Percentage

Andy Morgan / Body Fat Percentage

Competitors worry about appearance, not body-fat percentage scores. I don’t use body-fat percentage as a measure of progress with clients. There is no way to accurately and consistently measure body-fat percentage that makes tracking it worthwhile, and it’s destructive to the assessment and decision-making process to try to do so. People get obsessed over this […] Read More »