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Bmi For Large Frame Female Muscular
What's a good body wt for african american female? I'm 68in, 198lbs, slight muscular build (prefer not to be < 190lbs. Don't agree w standrd BMI recs.
Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more
I am 6.0 feet tall, 117kg and 27 years old. My BMI calculation says I am obessed. I want to know if I am really obessed, I have a large body frame.
Bmi claims I'm obese, but I don't deel that way at all. I'm 6' 5in and weigh 260 I have a very large football blockers frame what should my weight be?
BMI; IBW; frame:
By traditional formula, your bmi = 30.83 "obese"
ideal body weight ibw = 156.01 - 210.82 however, as you point out, these formulas do not take into account frame size or the density of lean muscle mass being greater than that of fat. This site (http://www. Dietandfitnesstoday. Com/bodyframe. Php) calculates frames size so you can adjust ibw (large frame adds 10%. ...Read more
I weigh 230. I have 100lbs muscle, large frame, and BMI of 38.9% @ 5'5". Is a weight loss of 90lbs healthy or too aggressive?
I am a 42 year old female, BMI of 20 - not overweight, with fairly low cholesterol. I have been having pain on the left side of my chest for several days. I had a normal EKG a month ago. My doctor says it's muscular, but I can't seem to get relief from st
Chest pain: It sounds like it may be musculoskeletal but always good to ensure. Ice packs and moist heat will definitely help me move in the right direction with gentle stretching and massaging. This type of pain can be very painful so an Ibuprofen may help to. Make sure you take deep breaths or else you may be at risk for a lung infection from taking shallow breaths. ...Read more
Muscle mass: The body mass index (bmi) is simply a calculation based on weight and height. It does not factor in body composition. Muscle is more dense and heavier than the same volume of fat. Therefore someone can have a higher muscle mass accounting for their weight giving her a higher bmi. ...Read more
My height is 5ft 10.5inches. Is my BMI is good or should I have to gain weight. M well muscular built. My weight is not going to increase I have tried.
My height is 5ft10.5 wt. 65 & is my BMI is good or should I have to gain weight. M well muscular built. My weight is not going to increase I have tried?
See Dr.: If you are 5 feet 10.5 inches and only weigh 65 pounds? Then you are severely underweight. See a dr. For an evaluation. ...Read more
I am asian, 20 y/o, 5ft, 85 lbs. My BMI is 16.6. Is it ok considered that I have small body frame? My hair and skin are healthy. I go hiking twice/wk.
Is it true that you can determine your body frame with index finger and thumb for ideal weight calculation? Or regardless of the frame, BMI rules?
Been obese since highschool. I'm for sure not a big eater, even smaller portion than a small-sized lady. But I still have BMI over 35.What's wrong?
Remember: The determinations of someone's overall weight is complicated. While part of the component is how much you are taking in caloric wise, the other part is based on how active you are physical but also how active you are metabolically. Some people have slower metabolisms than others, which means they have to be very careful about their intake and activity levels. ...Read more
BMI: Bmi is calculated weight to height. Ideal and high risk are standardized for adult ideal is18.5 to 25, 25 to 30 is overweight and 30 plus is considered obese. These are not generally age dependent. Another way to determine ideal weight for a female is 100 pounds for 5 foot and 5 pounds per inch for every inch over 5 foot. There are allowances for large and small bone. Hope this helped. ...Read more
I'm 19 female n obesed 85kg 5.2ft height am I in danger? Have not any problem with heath right now? 34.3 bmi
Some problems: The biggest problem now, might be injury to your knees and ankles. Your joints are not made to support the extra weight and they will be damaged over time. Other things that might happen in the near future, include high blood pressure and type ii diabetes. Most problems from being overweight happen over years. ...Read more
I'm 17, a female, and I weigh 154, what is my BMI? What should my BMI be at 17? What all do I need to do to achieve my appropriate BMI?
BMI: To be able to get precise measurement, we need to know how tall you are. Thanks. ...Read more
I'm 5'6 105 pounds 27 years old female with hypothyroid. Bmi is 16. I know im thin but I don't feel unhealthy. Should I be more concerned?
Need to be very: Aware you could be at health risks like a decreased immune system and hormone dysregulation. But like many things in life, you may actually be fine, just as a subpopulation of overweight patients actually do fine too. Everyone's body tolerates weight levels different and there are people who do fine at the extremes. ...Read more
If I wanted to check my bmi and body fat. Do I have to go somewhere like a nutritionist or can I check it myself? I'm a female 5'4 and my weight 129.
Pls help out, I am 29yrs female, I weigh 78.0kg, my height is 5'4" (1.63m) and my BMI is 29.5. Pls what amount of kg am I to lose. Thanks for your resp?
Relax a little!
A dietitian will be able to help you control your weight and keep checking you and needed weight loss.
Dietitians are excellent staff who will get you to understand (and use) the information given.
Hope all goes well - dietitians are excellent! ...Read more
130-170 pounds.: By BMI calculations, your weight should be in the 130-170 range to be considered healthy. Granted the BMI is not an ideal index as it doesn't take into account body composition (muscle versus fat) or coincident medical conditions. But that would be your range strictly based on your height. ...Read more
Depends on height: Hi. BMI is a measure of body habitus that is calculated using your height and weight. It does not take age (in adults) into account. So 20 years old doesn't matter. Height, however, is indispensable in calculating BMI. Therefore, in the absence of critically important information, we have no way to tell you what an average BMI for (20 yo) women is. Good luck! ...Read more
What is the I deal weight for a 5ft 5 Australian female aged 22 years old? Is BMI a good measure to rely on?
Can't tell, but...: A starting point is 130 lbs. A lot depends on a person's body build. Some are naturally very thin, others thick or big-boned, but most people are somewhere in between. "Australian" is a location, so that doesn't help either, as many different types of bodies are in Australia. BMI is helpful if a person is of average musculature. If very muscular, a perfectly fine person will have a high BMI. ...Read more
I am well within BMI but my body fat percentage is higher than I would like. I am slim 54 yr old female. Work out at curves 3 times a week.
BMI & % Body Fat: Your absolute body weight includes lean muscle, body fat and water. Changing your "body composition" is more important than just losing weight. Exercising three times a week will maintain your current body composition, but is not sufficient to change it. Strength training in a progressive manner 4-5 times per week, will increase lean muscle mass and decrease your percent body fat! ...Read more
I'm a 34 year old male and am 5-9 and weigh 199 lbs. I workout 5-6 days a week. Do you think I'm fat? I feel good. I have a muscular frame, so I don't think I could ever be 170 lbs again.
Eternal problem: That's the main problem with the bmi. According to this, you are overweight but this measurement doesn't discriminate between people that are truly overweight and people with big muscle mass. To be sure, you should check your percentage of fat. If its below 15% of body weight, you don't need to lose weight. ...Read more
I'm a 26 yr old female standing 5'2" how much should I weigh? All the BMI calculators say something different!
Weight recommends: Are general. Around a 100 pounds if really petite. 110 pounds is spot on. Up to 121 is within range. However if you are muscular or have large bone structure you could weight more ; be just fine. ...Read more
Female 22years old Not physically active Eats 1500kJ per day BMI 18.1 Is this BMI too low? What is considered anorexia BMI?
As long you are in good health, performing your daily activities, not obsessed with your weight, it is okay. You will gain weight, as you age, do not get too worked up if your BMI goes up to 20 or so.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I am a 68 yr old female considering bariactric surgery with BMI of 44.3. Should my age be a concern in my decision? I have Medicare.
My doctor put me on a restrictive food diet 3 mon ago. I've lost 15lbs, still am losing. Bmi: 17.2. Cw: 110lbs. H: 5'7. Female. Should I be concerned?
Diet too restrictive: You are too thin now. What is the doctor treating? ...Read more
I am a 16 year old female. I am very active and I want to calculate my BMI but for a highly active teenager. Height: 5.6" weight: 155 age: 16 years ol?
I'm 46 female with BMI 36.5 I want to oss weight but I don't know how to start... My work is in nightshift
Female. 26. 168cm. 52.5kg. BMI roughly 18. I don't exercise but bodyfat 12%. I'd like to start training but apparently shouldn't go below 12%. TRUE? I'm healthy and to want to exercise but bodyfat will obviously drop if I do? Surely it won't matter??
Female, 26yr: I have an interest in wellness. It is important to note that too little body fat is extremely bad for your health, just as obesity. Exercise is good for you but should be accompznied by a good healthy diet.a good aim is BMI of about 22. Bodyfat is important for hormonal balance, temperature regulation, a source of energy, etc. A diet rich in omega 3 oils, wholefoods and avoiding sugar and gluten ...Read more