Army Body Fat Calculator

Calculations are as per US Navy Formula

This Army Body Fat Calculator is a tool designed to help you estimate what percentage of your total body weight is body fat. The Body Fat Calculator can be used to estimate your total body fat based on specific measurements. Your body fat% is a key indicator of your good health.

The Army Body Fat Calculator is based on the US Army Standard of Medical Fitness published on June 27, 2019. This calculator will determine the body fat percentage and whether the calculated body fat percentage is in compliance with the Army Recruitment Standard, the post-admission standard. The most rigorous standard of being in the military, or in compliance with the goal of the Department of Defense. To ensure accuracy, average at least three measurements. If possible,than measure to the nearest 1/2 or 1/4 inch.

Maximum Allowable Body Fat Percentage to Join Army

Age Male Female
17-20 24% 30%
21-27 26% 32%
28-39 28% 34%
40 and over 30% 36%

Maximum Body Fat Percentage Standard after Entry in Army

Age Male Female
17-20 20% 30%
21-27 22% 32%
28-39 24% 34%
40 and over 26% 36%

Department of Defense goal: 18% body fat for males, and 26% body fat for females.

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