Body Fat 40.1%
Obese- 40.1% Body Fat men
Men are prone to storing fat around the abdomen area. Men who gain fat in the abdomen region are at a greater risk for developing serious health problems than men who gain fat in other areas of the body.
Obese- 40.1% Body Fat women
Women are prone to storing fat around the buttocks and thighs (pear-shaped). Too little body fat can lead to problems with reproduction and too much fat increases the risk of many diseases.
40.1% Body Fat Men
Body fat percentage is the percentage of fat in our body.
A small percentage of fat is essential for our body to function. We need a certain minimal amount of fat to insulate our tissues and organs and to regulate our body temperature.
Fat is also the way our body stores energy. The necessary amount of fat is called essential fat and the minimum percentage for survival is 3 to 5 percents in men.
With a body fat of 40.1, basic every day activities like walking up stairs, or bending over to pick something up becomes increasingly difficult.
This body fat level is approaching morbidly obese, which is characterized by a BMI over 35.
40.1% Body Fat Women
Body fat plays a significant role in reproduction. Sex hormones are fat soluble and they are stored in the body’s fat layers. Women that have a low body fat produce a reduced amount of estrogen which can lead to an abnormal menstrual cycle, Amenorrhea, or the lack of a menstrual cycle.
The hips and thighs grow larger so that hip circumference can reach 42+ inches, waist of 35 inches, and thighs over 25 inches.
The skin may begin to lose its smooth appearance as more and more fat accumulates.
Hip Circumference can may reach 45+ inches and waist circumference 35+ inches.
The hips may become noticeably wider than the shoulders.
Calculate your body fat percentage
Percent body fat is the percentage of fat your body contains.
Exact body fat percentage cannot be precisely determined, but multiple methods are used to estimate it. You can use our body fat calculator to estimate your body fat percentage: