Question: Is 25% body fat good or bad?

Measuring body fat Men and women need different amounts of fat. For a man, 2–5% fat is essential, 2–24% fat is considered healthy, and more than 25% classifies as obesity. For a woman, 10–13% fat is essential, 10–31% fat is healthy, and more than 32% classifies as obesity.

Is 26% body fat a lot?

Normal body fat percent for women is 20 to 30 (for men it is lower). In women, below 17 is extreme low body fat; between 30 to 33, high body fat; and above 34, extremely high body fat or obese. The recommended healthy body fat percentiles increase slightly with age.

Can 25% body fat get you abs?

Over 25% Body Fat: 1 to 2 years to see your abs If you fall within this range, it may take you multiple years to lose enough fat to uncover your abs. It can be easy to feel discouraged at this level, but with enough time and patience, you will eventually get visible abs.

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