Weighing Scales 101 by Noah Lam
... These scales can use smaller reference weights because the fulcrum position of the beam in relation to the weights and the force imposed on the plate. These scales are known as physician scales or a balance beam. At home, most usually have a mechanical dial scale, which uses levers connected to a plate with a spring. As a weight is placed on the plate, a spring stretches and a pivot point translates the up and down force to a side motion. This side motion is used to create the rotational ...
What's your Body Mass Index? by Adam Waxler
... By losing weight to bring your BMI to within normal ranges, you significantly lower your risk of developing heart problems. * Reduce your risk of arthritis and pain from arthritis. A number of forms of arthritis are related to weight. Losing weight substantially decreases the strain that additional weight places you your knees, hips, back and ankles. Are you motivated to get started? Now that you know how to calculate bmi, here are three tips on how to reduce body mass index so you can ...
Why Most Diets Don't Work by Nathan Latvitis
... A calorie deficit is required to lose weight, but eating less is not the only way to create a calorie deficit. Another safer way is to exercise. More detail can be found on this in Tom Venuto’s book “Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle”, which is located at You can also calculate your RMR at Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace medical advice from you’re a physician or your health care provider.
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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Fat Burners: The Biggest Rip-Off of the Weight Loss Industry? by Nathan Latvitis
... When you cut calories without lifting weights or exercising, part of the weight you lose will be muscle as well as fat. 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.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Can't Measure Your Overall Health by Ian Mason
... If so, check with your physician to see whether maintaining your current weight and diet might be just what you need! Calle EE, et al. “BMI and mortality in prospective cohort of U.S. adults” New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 341 pages 1097–1105, 1999
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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.
How to Calculate Your BMI by Ken Wilssens
... The normal range of BMI should lie somewhere between 18.5 and 24.9.A BMI of over 30 means you are in the obese range and you should take immediate steps to reducing your weight because of the health risks of heart disease and diabetes. An easier way to use the BMI formula to calculate the body mass index is to divide your weight by twice your height and multiply by 703. Even then if you have a lot of muscle the calculation may not be accurate because the calculator cannot actually see the ...