Question: What is a healthy fat percentage to have for your age?

What fat percentage is healthy?

With that in mind, think of BMI and body fat percentage as just one way to assess and monitor your weight and overall body composition....Ideal body fat percentage for women.CategoryPercentageEssential fat10-13%Athletes14-20%Fitness21-24%Acceptable25-31%1 more row•16 Aug 2019

Is 12 percent fat healthy?

10-12% body fat: This level of body fat is a sustainable level for men. Your abs can be seen, but arent as chiseled or defined as a man with 6-7% body fat. This is the body fat percentage that is the perfect beach body most people strive for.

What percentage of body fat should a 12 year old have?

Twelve- and 13-year-old children should fall between 12 and 22 percent and 12 and 21 percent, respectively. A 14-year-old boy should shoot for 11 to 20 percent body fat, a 15-year-old 10 to 20 percent and 16- and 17-year-old boys should aim for 10 to 19 percent body fat.

How fat should a 13 year old be?

For boys, the 50th percentile of weight is 100 pounds. For girls, the 50th percentile is 101 pounds. Its important to note that anywhere in that range is considered average, and not by itself considered overweight or underweight....Average weight of a 13-year-old boy.5th percentile75 pounds95th percentile145 pounds5 more rows•18 Jul 2018

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