Your current age.
Mention whether you are male or female. Medical fitness standards are different based on your gender. The Army Body Fat Calculator will automatically adjust the calculation for a given gender.
Measure you height in feet and specify in this field. You can take the nearest half or quarter inches to round the figure and make the calculation more efficient.
Measure the size for your neck just below the level of larynx (Adam’s apple).
Your waist or abdomen dimensions. This is the point of minimum abdominal edge.
Measurement of hip is required for female only. Take the measurement where the buttocks protrude backward the maximum.
For male – 18% body fat. For Female – 26% body fat.
Following table shows the maximum body fat allowed to join U.S. Army.
|40 and over||30%||36%|
Following table shows the maximum body fat allowed to stay in U.S. Army.
|40 and over||26%||36%|