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Body Fat %

Hi, i'm new to this, not sure if this is the right place to post?

I have issues with my weight, i'm fat and disgusting! I jump on the scales every day as usual, but this time, i wait to see what my body fat % is as my scales tell me, apparently my body fat is 6.8% which i don't believe in the slightest having googled about body fat.

I weigh around 8stone and i'm 5ft 6.

I don't get how my body fat is that low when i'm all flabby and just urgggg so much fat around my stomach, arms, legs etc, defo more then 6.8%!!
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S: 17st9lb C: 11st13lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.2 Loss: 5st10lb(32.39%)
If your 5'6 and 8 stone my chart says that your actually underweight....someone at a height of 5'6 should be at least 9 stone, 10 stone is in the ok part too :) So maybe you just need to tone up and not actually lose any :) Maybe you could look in the 'fitness and exercise' section for some toning tips :)


Silver Member
S: 12st3lb C: 12st3.5lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 33.5 Loss: -0st0.5lb(-0.29%)
Frankie.. As Amy said if your 5ft 6 and 8st you are under weight!!!!

You need to tone up not lose weight!!!

I'm 5ft and 8st is a healthy weight for me :)


Les Mills Fitness Freak
S: 10st0lb C: 8st13lb G: 8st3lb BMI: 20.2 Loss: 1st1lb(10.71%)
ok... firstly you are not fat at 8 stone. more like underweight for your height!

maybe you arnt seeing your true body when you look at youself, sounds daft i know but often people see a bigger image than whats real.
and if your fat at 8 stone then im huge.

try and tone up a bit if it helps your confidence, but dont try to diet you dont want to get any more underweight than you already are!

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