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Slim Guide Caliper

Slim Guide Calipers

Slim Guide Caliper

Studies using the Slim Guide Caliper has shown it to be highly reliable, have the same jaw pressure as more expensive models, and produce almost identical readings, and consequently it is very widely used by professionals around the world.

The lightweight and easy to use Slim Guide caliper is calibrated up to a greater jaw width than the Harpenden - 80 mm compared to 50 mm - which means they are suitable for larger non-athletic populations where this may be required.

The slim guide is a cheap alternative to more expensive models such as the Harpenden, and is recommended particularly if you are on a budget. The Slim Guide caliper is offered for sale with a handy free booklet which has detailed descriptions of the techniques for measuring body fat.

Slim Guide Features

  • calibrated jaw width can measure up to 80mm, suitable for larger non-athletic populations where this may be required
  • can be read to the nearest 0.5 mm
  • easy to use pistol grip trigger
  • dual springs for consistent measurements
  • comes with an informative 20 page instruction manual, "How to Measure Your % Body Fat"
  • made of durable ABS plastic, weight 200 grams (0.5 lbs), dimensions 28x25cm (11x10 inches)

Free Booklet

The Slim Guide body fat caliper comes with a handy 20 page booklet, "How to Measure Your % Body Fat" - an instruction manual for measuring % body fat using skinfold calipers. The book includes all the information you need to do skinfold measurements, including:

  • discussion and description of the techniques for measuring body fat.
  • diagrams and descriptions of common skinfold measurement sites.
  • formula and charts for calculating % body fat.

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