BMI IS THE RATION OF WEIGHT TO HEIGHT IT IS USED AS A GUIDE TO DETERMINE APPROPRIATE BODY WEIGHT BMI HAS LIMITATIONS APPROPRIATE BODY WEIGHT FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL INCLUDES MANY FACTORS
MEASURE YOUR HEIGHT IN INCHES MEASURE YOUR WEIGHT IN LBS To calculate your BMI multiply your weight by 703 and divide that number by your height in inches, squared the result is the BMIExample: weigh=154lbs height = 5’9’ tall or (69”) (154 X 703)/(69 X69)= 22.73
A BMI between 20 and 24 is considered normal A BMI under 20 indicates that you are underweight A BMI over 24 indicates you are over weight A BMI over 30 indicates that you are obese But Wait!!!!!!!
Muscle is heavier than fat. Using just a bit of elementary math we can determine that the ratio of weight to height will be higher for athletes and those who have a very low percentage of body fat . You also don’t need a calculator to tell you if you are extremely over or under weight a mirror will do that.
Blood Pressure Reading General physical condition How is you weight distributed (too much around your middle??) Age Are YOU happy with your weight???!!!!