Obesity and Health by Joseph Then
... To find your body mass you can go to the Internet and find a BMI (body mass index calculator. Extreme obesity can cause many health issues relating to your weight because the body has to be able to carry the weight. With weight problems, you will most likely experience high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. The weight that surrounds your heart makes the heart have to function at a more difficult pace. The heart will begin to strain trying to provide the brain blood and oxygen.
Weight Loss Truths - Calorie Restriction is the Key to Weight Loss Success by W.S. Evans
... This is the only way that the human body can body fat. A caloric deficit must be established so stored energy (body fat) can be burned to keep us alive. How is a calorie deficit achieved? The simplest answer is to eat a fewer number of calories then it takes to fuel your basal metabolic rate. The BMR (basal metabolic rate) is the measure of energy a person needs to subsist. People can figure out their BMR by using any of the numerous BMR calculators that can be found online.
Why Knowing Your Body Mass Index Can Help You Fight Diabetes by David Silva
... It's an easily calculated number which tells you the percentage of your of body weight that consists of fat. Although this number is not 100% on-the-money perfect, especially when the calculation is based solely on height and weight, it's a good ball park figure. Certainly good enough to use as a guide if you're trying to lose weight. Other factors that are normally taken into consideration are sex and age. The most accurate way to determine your body mass index is by working with your doctor.
Pregnancy Weight Gain Calculator - A Tool in Your Pregnancy Arsenal by Sophia Ton
... How to Gain Weight GracefullyA pregnancy weight gain calculator is a tool that you can use to help you stay within healthy weight limits during your pregnancy. When using a pregnancy weight gain calculator it is important to remember, that when the numbers go up, itís not just you! Pregnancy adds to your weight! You arenít just carrying the extra weight of your growing baby, you are also toting around the excess weight of the swollen vital tissues, full of blood and water.
Healthy Body Weight by Rex Ng
... Which the lead to the question, how to define healthy body weight? It is difficult to come up with a one size fit all definition that applies to everyone due to genetics factors and personal habit. For instance, muscle has a higher density factor than fat, thus athletes tend to weight more. But there are some measurable indexes we can leverage as reference point to body weight. One of them is the amount of weight gained since mid-twenties. For majority of people, metabolism started to slow ...
Walking For Weight Loss-How To Lose Body Fat By Walking by Katie Johnson
... Calories and Weight LossWalking for weight loss works best if you increase your activity and eat fewer calories each day. When walking to lose weight, it is best to increase the distance before working on increasing your speed. You burn more calories per mile at low speeds so build up to walk longer distances. Also, you can burn even more calories by building up muscle. Walking for weight loss can build up muscle which will help to speed up your metabolism.
Weight Loss: FAQ by Adam Waxler
... More important than how much you weigh is your body mass index (bmi), which measures your height against your weight. There are plenty of free bmi calculators all over the internet. 3. How can I keep off the weight that I lose? The best way to lose weight is gradually. Most weight loss experts would agree that 1-2 pounds per week is the best rate to lose weight. If you lose weight gradually and re-educate both yourself and your body about food, you'll have a good start.
How Body Mass Index Works Ė Set Your Weight Loss Goals by Robb Ksiazek
... Body mass index, or BMI, creates an opportunity for weight loss enthusiasts to determine their ideal body weight in order to set their goals. The index uses your body height and weight to determine problem areas in your weight. Underweight, normal, overweight, and obese are the categories the index uses for classification. The categories have their individual implications as regarded to health and wellbeing. How is BMI Calculated? BMI calculations use a simple formula that can be figured ...