Waist To Hip Ratio Calculator – Where is Your Body Fat Stored?

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Waist-hip ratio or waist-to-hip ratio is the ratio of the circumference of the waist to that of the hips. It is calculated by measuring the smaller circumference of the natural waist, usually just above the belly button, and dividing by the hip circumference at its widest part of the buttocks or hip. The ratio is applied both to women and men. The waist-to-hip ratio has been used as an indicator or measure of the health of a person, and the risk of developing serious health conditions. Research shows that people with “apple-shaped” bodies (with more weight around the waist) face more health risks than those with “pear-shaped” bodies who carry more weight around the hips. The waist-to-hip ratio is used as a measurement of obesity, which in turn is a possible indicator of other more serious health conditions. Use our calculator to find out what your waist-to-hip ratio is!

WAIST TO HIP CALCULATOR
Waist Inches at narrowest point
Hip Inches at widest point
 

 

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