skinfold tests

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Skinfold tests are the recommended method for measuring body fat percentage in Recomposer. The Body Composition Test form provides algorithms to calculate body fat percentage from 3, 7 and 9 site skinfold tests.

skinfold equations


The Recomposer 3-site equation is the calculated average of respected equations by Dr Siri and Dr Brozek that studies show correspond well to DEXA (original calibration and not the inappropriate NHANES calibration).


Recomposer uses the highly respected Jackson Pollock 7-site equation.


The 9-site equation in Recomposer is provided as the popular standard for bodybuilding competition preparation and thus uses the Parillo Performance equation designed specifically for bodybuilder.

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