Is there any cheap/inexpensive way to calculate(preferably measure) BF%?

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  1. WeRdToYoMoThA

    WeRdToYoMoThA Girlies on Standby, Waiting to say Hi

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    And have it be somewhat accurate?

    I have cut down ALOT since july... now i want to stay the same weight, but gain a lot more muscle as opposed to just losing the fat. I would prefer to stay the 197 lbs that i am now.

    Any ideas? Perhaps a scale? Calipers? I want something < $20 :x:
     
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    You won't find anything, especially for that cheap. Your best bet would be to go to your gym and some PTs are qualified to check your BF% with calipers.
     
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    Calipers are your best bet. Or have someone who knows guestimate based on pictures.
     
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    Gyms usually do this for free
     
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    i go to a university gym.
     
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    plus im embarassed :o
     
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    bloodred83 im in ur cost gard, savin' ur boatz

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    :werd: Mine does. I should take the time and get it done sometime. I'm kinda curious.
     
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    Honestly don't sweat it. These guys do it for a living and have seen a bunch of people stronger, weaker, leaner, fatter, bigger or smaller than you.
     
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    i go to a university gym, so they dont do it for a living. plus i would be seeing them at parties/outside the gym, which would be awkward :hsd:

    i dont think they would even do it :dunno:
     
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    my university gym has bf measurement days every few weeks or so.. they put it on the schedule

    but they actually do have qualified people come in to do measurements.. i dunno if it's people from the nursing or dietics school or what
     
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