Body wt (in kg ) OR Body wt (in lbs) x 703.1 [Ht (in m)] 2 [Ht (in inches)] 2 Health risks increase when BMI is > 25
Estimation of Healthy Weight For men: 106 pounds for the first 5 feet add 6 pounds per each inch over five feet A man who is 5’10” should weigh 166 lbs. For women: 100 pounds for the first 5 feet add 5 pounds per each inch over five feet A women who is 5’10” should weigh 150 lbs.
Fat storage (body fat plus supporting lean tissues) contains 2700 kcal per pound
Must have an energy deficit of 2700-3500 kcal to lose a pound per week
Do the Math To lose one pound, you must create a deficit of 2700-3500 kcal So to lose a pound in 1 week (7 days), try cutting back on your kcal intake and increase physical activity so that you create a deficit of 400-500 kcal per day - 500 kcal x 7 days = - 3500 kcal = 1 pound of weight loss day week in 1 week