Have you ever rated your body shape? Do you ever ask yourself “what body shape am I?” Is it apple shaped body or pear body shape or avocado shaped body?
Now-a-days the most important factor for a person to look beautiful is the physical appearance of the person so both the sexes are quite concerned about their beauty and attractiveness.
Since the decade the beauty of a woman is mainly depended upon the physical beauty and it is the men rather than woman who usually judge the beauty of a woman by their physical attractiveness. Men mainly prefer the perfect body shape of a woman. It seems that the perfect body shape of a woman is very close to the 36-24-36 ratio i.e. figure of hourglass or pear body shape. So physical beauty is still on the stake in case of love and attraction. For this reason the woman are quite concerned about their body shape along with the beauty of their face. Thus the important attribute of attractiveness in women’s body is her waist to hip ratio.
Actually waist to hip ratio is the ratio between the circumferences of the waist divided by the circumference of the hips of an individual. Like the BMI calculator, it is very essential to measure the waist hip ratio because it helps to know the distribution of fat stored in your body. People with more fat around the waist are prone to higher health risks rather than the fat stored around the hip. Usually fat stored around the abdominal area and upper torso is considered to be apple body shape and fat stored around the hip is considered to be pear body shape.
By trying our “Waist Hip Ratio Calculator” you will not only able to know your body shape but also it will provide you a chart that will help you to get know the accepted level of waist hip ratio as well as the health risk i.e depended upon your body shape. “Waist Hip Ratio Calculator” is able to measure either in standard type or in metric type. So enter your gender and measurement of your waist and hip either in centimetre/ feet & inches to calculate your waist to hip ratio (WHR).
How to measure
Waist: Stand in relax position to measure the smallest portion around your waist. The smallest portion is usually around the navel or belly button. After measuring, insert the number in the waist measurement box.
Hips:Evaluate the largest area around your hips. Around the buttocks is the largest area. Measure the largest area around your hips. The largest area is usually around your buttocks. After measuring, insert the number in the hip measurement box.
Caution: Do not drag the measuring tape tightly around your waist or hips.