What is Your Healthy Body Weight by Kim Beardsmore
... The accepted definitions of weight categories by BMI are: Underweight - BMI less than 18.5
Healthy weight - BMI between 18.5 and 24.9
Overweight - BMI equal to or greater than 25 and up to 29.9
Obese - BMI equal to or greater than 30 These BMI values only apply to adults aged 18 years and over and are based on studies of Caucasian populations. Therefore, they are not applicable to children and adolescents and they may not be appropriate for people of other cultural backgrounds.
How To Turn A Major Blunder At Work Into A Career Advancement Opportunity by Tayo Solagbade
... Some BackgroundDuring my training I had been particularly uncomfortable with the use by the older brewers of calculators in computing weighted averages for as many as nine(9) beer parameters for each bottling tank to be blended. It was not uncommon to see a duty brewer punching furiously at a calculator while the operator waited for him to finish and pronounce the quantities of beer and other additives to be used for filling the next bottling tank.
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
Centers for Disease Control, “Using the BMI-for-Age Charts,” 2005 Garrow JS and Webster J. “Quetelet's index (W/H2) as a measure of fatness,” International Journal of Obesity Volume 9 pages147–153, 1985
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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.
BMI Calculator Results by David McCormick
... If you're a healthy overweight, lose some
weight and you'll be a healthier normal weight! In some cultures, even in America, being overweight is a status symbol. Having a big
belly tells everyone that you make so much money that you can afford lots of food. It also says that you don't do manual labour or work with your muscles because
your brain is all you need for your job. I think in most cultures this image is going
away, because the muscular superhero look that I'm helping you ...
Weight Loss One Step at a Time by Kory Doszpoly
... Through my teens and 20s, no matter how much I ate or lifted weights in the gym, my body weight didn’t change very much. I desperately tried to build bulk to no avail. I would lift weights five to six days a week and frequent my favorite all you can eat buffets, but not much would happen. Luckily the very metabolic factors that kept me from building muscle also kept me from gaining unwanted weight in the form of fat. But I had a feeling all along that my luck would change down the line.
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 Get Past the Boredom of Exercise by Francine Larson
... According to this calculator, when I do my hardest yard work for 120 minutes, I use 726 calories! Yeah! Read more good news about this on an article by Jeff Restuccio called, National Gardening Exercise Day, which was June 6th. http://ritecode.com/aerobicgardening/exerday.html. It not only reinforces the fact that gardening can be an aerobic exercise, but has tips on stretching, cool downs and techniques on posture while gardening to produce the best results.