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Bmi Is Overweight But Im Muscular
How can I gain weight? I've ate a lot of food everyday, almost more than 3 meals a day. But my BMI says i'm still underweight..
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
Im on Ocella and take it always at 10pm. I heard if ur overweight it doesn't work as well. I'm 5'10 and 157lbs, my BMI is normal. But I'm worried cuz I'm tall?
I have swelling/edema of both ankles for a few days. I'm 25, BMI = 24 (not overweight), no serious medical problems. What could be causing this?
I'm unfit. A little overweight. Bmi 28. I have the chance to go on a military survival 2 week camp: limited calories and lots of exercise. Is it safe?
Probably: By military survival camp, do you mean they drop you off in the wilderness and you have to survive for a set number of days? If so, consult your physician before embarking on such a program. ...Read more
Do i need to lose weight even though i eat healthy and exercise if my BMI says i'm a little overweight?
Ask your doc: Eating healthy and exercising have a broad range. Check with your doctor to see if you are on track. You especially do not want to carry extra weight in your stomach. ...Read more
Body mass index is also known as BMI. 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
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