How to Calculate Your BMI by Ken Wilssens
... If you apply the BMI formula to calculate your body mass index and then measure the circumference of your waist, you will have a better indication of whether or not you need to lose weight. When you start to diet and lose weight, instead of constantly weighing yourself on the scales, you should take a measurement of your waist at regular intervals. When you lose weight through diet and exercise you will gain muscle, which will not produce any measurable changes in the BMI.
Is Your Goal Really Weight Loss? by Nathan Latvitis
... None of these methods are 100% accurate, but they will be much more useful than the use of a scale. One of the simplest ways is to use a caliper. You can usually find these at your local sporting goods/fitness shop. If you can’t find them locally, you can order them off the internet. Calipers measure the thickness of a skin fold on your triceps. Then there are directions that come with the caliper that show you how to use the number you get to derive your body fat %.
Technique of Watercolor Painting WC04 TOOLS by John Blenkin
... Buy a 360-degree accurate divided protractor with lift knob. Maps. Two cheap North Point compasses are very useful. A good magnifier glass is useful to have. Nylon fishing line is strong and invisible for hanging pictures at exhibitions. Keep a small hairdryer - talcum powder. A Stanley knife - compasses and dividers - beam compass – a surgeon's knife - chrome edge-of-paper holders – a clock – a calculator and a diary. Buy obtain or collect each of these as needed as needed to reflect your ...
Ten Weight Loss Tips to Ensure Victory in the New Year's "Battle of the Bulge" by David Petersen
... Other more sophisticated (and accurate) methods involve the use of Bioelectrical Impedance Assessment (BIA) equipment. For more information on BIA, click on the link at the bottom of this article. 10. Integrate a “new government” for your lifestyleOnce you have achieved victory and attained your weight loss goal, consider the lifestyle changes that you will need to make to maintain your goal weight. You may need to make exercise a part of your daily routine or continue to follow a sensible ...
Poker Calculator Report: SharkScope and Spying on Your Competition Part 1 by Marty Smith
... Sharkscope also updates virtually immediately after a tournament is completed, so it is simply the most accurate source of player information on the internet. As well it includes databases for Full Tilt Poker, Poker Stars, Party Poker and all the Cryptologic sites as well, so it covers the mass majority of sit and go tournaments on the internet. Next time you enter a sit and go tournament, help yourself to some free searches on your opponents.
Making Homemade Soaps - What Needs To Be Learned First by Lisa Chambers
... Use an accurate scale. Never measure your ingredients by volume because it can lead to inaccuracies, leaving you with an irritating "lye heavy" soap. Instead, make sure you use an accurate scale to weigh out your ingredients- one that measures in increments of at least a 10th of an ounce is best. A good postal scale will do just fine. It's also a good idea to invest in calibration weights for your scale so that you can test it's accuracy periodically.
Why Knowing Your Body Mass Index Can Help You Fight Diabetes by David Silva
... However, if you'd like to get a quick peek at where you fall in the BMI scale, there are a number of online calculators you can use. The quickest path to a calculator is by doing a search for the term "BMI" or "body mass index." Either will do. But if you're in even more of a hurry, can try one of these: The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: Centers For Disease Control and Prevention: Partnership For Healthy Weight Management: After you've determined your BMI number, you'll want ...
Weight Loss: FAQ by Adam Waxler
... A more accurate measure of your weight loss is your clothing size. If your clothing is feeling looser, you're doing great. 7. Do I really have to exercise? YES! The truth is it will be a lot harder to lose weight if you do not exercise. A half hour of moderate exercise daily is the minimum activity level for healthy weight loss. You can get it walking, running, cleaning your house - anything active burns calories. 8. What's a calorie? A calorie is a measure of energy.