Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) Calculator
Your waist to hip ratio estimates the fat distribution in your body and can affect your overall health.
- Your Waist Circumference is measured at the narrowest point between your ribs and hips after exhaling.
- Your Hip Circumference is measured at the point where the buttocks are most extended when viewed from the side.
Recommended ratios differ based on your age and gender. Select the gender you most identify with.
Why is Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) Important?
Relative excess fat around your waist appears to increase your risk of developing one or more chronic diseases or conditions, such as heart disease and hyperlipidemia.
One way you can assess your weight-related risk is by measuring your waist-to-hip ratio (WHR).