Why Most Diets Don't Work by Nathan Latvitis
... For instance, when one lifts weights their body adapts by growing muscle, when one runs long distances their bodies adapt by building more capillaries to enhance blood flow, when one is exposed to cold temperatures their body begins to shiver in an attempt to create heat through muscle contractions, etc. The point is our bodies adapt to essentially everything that they are exposed to, including how many calories we eat per day. So, when our bodies are exposed to a calorie deficit (a lower ...
Weighing Scales 101 by Noah Lam
... Body Mass Index is the measurement of body fat based on height and weight. A body mass index of less than 18.5 is considered to be underweight, 18.5 to 24.9 is considered normal, 25-29.9 is Overweight, and Over 30 is Obese. To calculate your Body Mass Index, multiply 703 with your weight in pounds then divide by your height in inches and divide again by your height. All scales have a weight capacity, some are as small as a kitchen scale measuring grams to scales big enough to measure a truck.
What's your Body Mass Index? by Adam Waxler
... The table for determining risk factors associated with obesity is: Below 18.5 - Underweight
18.5 - 24.9 - Normal
25.0 - 29.9 - Overweight
30.0 and up - Obese If your body mass index is above 25.0, your doctor or other medical professional can advise you on the best weight loss plan for you. You should know that there are great benefits to losing even a moderate amount of weight. Some of those include: * Lowering your risk of diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, a ...
What's Wrong With Dr. Phil's Food Plan? by Dale Reynolds
... Your body needs a certain number of calories to sustain normal functions like pumping blood, breathing, and digesting food (called your basal metabolic rate, or BMR.) This need actually depends on your current weight. The heavier you are, the more calories your body needs just to function, even at rest. There are several websites to visit for a BMR calculator and more information on this subject. You also burn calories during exercise; your adjusted caloric needs including your activity ...
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... The closer to a balanced energy state, the better the chance for avoiding weight regain and maintaining your ideal weight for a longer period of time. Do not cut back, slow down, or stop exercising. If adjustments need to be made, it's better to make dietary changes than to make changes to your exercise plan. A healthy diet is simple to follow. Eat fewer calories, exercise, and make dietary adjustments as needed. No pills, supplements, acupuncture, magnets, or magic minerals are needed.
BMI Calculator Results by David McCormick
... Normal WeightIf your BMI is between 18 and 25, you are considered normal weight for your height. My work here is done. Really. Actually, not really. Read the section below "BMI is not Enough" to find out why a
BMI that is in the normal range may not mean that you have no risk of disease. And
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Body Mass Index (BMI) Can't Measure Your Overall Health by Ian Mason
... Body-Mass index is a ratio of your weight to your height. Too low of a BMI may indicate that you are underweight - undernourished or suffering some kind of illness that leads to unintentional weight loss. Conversely, a higher than normal BMI correlates with being overweight. What Conditions Are Associated With High BMI? Having a high BMI correlates with a higher risk for conditions including:-cardiovascular disease -high blood pressure -osteoarthritis -some cancers -diabetesBut there’s ...
Fat Burners: The Biggest Rip-Off of the Weight Loss Industry? by Nathan Latvitis
... When you add weight lifting/exercise to your routine, you essentially signal your body to keep your muscle. For more information on this topic of “weight loss and weight lifting”, check out our free 7-day fat loss e-course. The second lesson involves the effects of weight lifting on fat. So, in essence, you can lose weight without exercising – but it’s kind of a waste of time. Increased Energy & Focus Many fat burner’s contain ingredients like caffeine or vinpocetine, which they claim to ...