Calculating BMI is easy. This tool estimates your fat. It shows if you are lean, average, overweight, or obese.
Many doctor's use the BMI scale in analyzing a patient's weight.
What do these numbers mean?
12-18 Lean or Underweight
If you're an athlete, you may be ok in this range. If you're not an athlete, build some more muscle mass.
This is the healthiest range. Great work!
Your health risks are increasing. Consider this another wake-up call to start changing your lifestyle.
You're doing the right thing by researching weight loss. Make a small change today. Then wake up every day to a fresh start.
This tool is not perfect.
It cannot tell the difference between muscle and fat - it simply goes by weight. It's a quick tool to assess fat, but it does not measure fat directly.
A muscle-bound athlete may get in the overweight category. Or an elderly person who has lost muscle may get a misleading number. Also, women are supposed to have more fat; it's how they're made.
But if you're in the overweight or obese category, it's probably a good indication that you're heading toward health problems. You're in the right place to get some weight loss tips.
I'm glad you've checked out the BMI chart. That's a much better way to see if your weight is in a healthy range. We can't compare ourselves to the images we see in the media - airbrushed and underweight.
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