Waist to Hip Ratio Calculator

Your hip to waist ratio helps to identify your fat distribution. ¬†It’s believed that people who store more fat towards their abdomen and chest area (known as ‘apple’ shaped) are at greater risk from lifestyle-related diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. ¬†People who store more weight around thier hips (‘pear’ shaped) are at less risk.

Instructions

  • Use a measuring tape to take your hip and waist measurements.
  • Measure your hip circumference at it’s widest part (usually the over the bony processes of the hip bone).
  • Measure your waist circumference at the belly button.



  WAIST TO HIP RATIO CALCULATOR
Waist:
Hip:

Your Waist Hip Ratio is :


Women: A value of 0.80 or higher indicates an increased health risk and weight loss should be seriously considered.

Men: A value of 0.95 or higher indicates an increased health risk and weight loss should be seriously considered.