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Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR)

To determine if you have a healthy waist to hip ratio, use a measuring tape to measure the circumference of your hips at the widest part of your buttocks. Then measure your waist at the smaller circumference of your natural waist, usually just above the belly button.

  • Measure your hips in inches.
  • Measure your waist in inches.
  • Click "Calculate".
To calculate your WHR, measure your waist and hips