Weighing Scales 101 by Noah Lam
... 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. Exceeding the capacity of the scale will damage it. Detecto and Health-o-meter both have been leaders in the healthcare industries with the ever popular physician scales that we always see in the doctorís office.
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 ...
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
let's face it, for beach season you don't want your waistline to be "normal", you want
it to looked "ripped". You can benefit from my articles and products to strip off the
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How to Calculate Your BMI by Ken Wilssens
... The is a mathematical formula that determines the amount of body fat a person has and helps to determine whether or not a person is overweight, underweight or has a normal weight for his/her height. It is more useful in predicting whether or not a personís weight is actually a health risk for adults. The BMI formula can be worked out in several ways. In the first method the personís weight in kilograms is divided by his/her height in metres. If you are using the imperial system, you have to ...
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 thereís ...
Weight Loss Using BMI And BMR by Glen D. Williams
... Then work the weight numbers backwards to find out what "normal" is for your height. Now, I strongly believe the person who invented this was anorexic, so, don't be surprised at how light "normal" is. I said it was an approximation! There are wide variations in healthy weight among humans of the same height, like sex and frame size. Another common variation is, as we get older, we can afford to be a little more, shall we say, fluffy. The point is, you now have a way to figure out how much ...
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 ...
High School Algebra Finally Pays Off: The Body Fat Equation by Michael Callen
... The BMI uses your height and your weight to generate a factor that suggests whether you are underweight, normal, overweight or obese. The BMI is generalized, so it cannot take frame size into account. If you have a large frame, your BMI will seem worse than it is, if you have a small frame, your BMI will seem better than it is. Use it as a guide and then add a portion of common sense. In order to calculate your BMI, use the following equation: BW = Body Weight in Pounds
HI = Height in ...