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What is the formula for calculating body mass index and ideal body weight?

What is the formula for calculating body mass index and ideal body weight?

BMI: The body mass index is equal to the person's weight divided by the square of their height. Ideal body weight will vary with age, sex, muscle/fat ratio, height and bone density. Bmi is only a rough guide of a person's ideal body weight which is usually a range and not an absolute number. Generally a bmi less than 18 is underweight, 18-25 is ideal, 25-30 is overweight and over 30 is obese. ...Read more

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Wheres body mass index chart for children?

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Wheres body mass index chart for children?

BMI-for-age %iles: Official cdc growth charts are available at www.Cdc.Gov/nchs. 85th to 95th percentile is "at risk for overweight"; >95th percentile is "overweight"; <5th percentile is "underweight.". ...Read more

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When body mass index (bmi) is calculated for femails, what is the average?

When body mass index (bmi) is calculated for femails, what is the average?

19-25: A normal BMI is between 19 and 25. Remember, the BMI does not take into account body composition (muscle versus fat) nor lab values (blood sugar, cholesterol) or medical history (high blood pressure). ...Read more

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How many overall calories and protein per day should I consume for building muscle? I'm aiming for maximum muscle gain, I'm skinny now only 100 lbs, 5'6". I read 1g protein per pound of body weight.

How many overall calories and protein per day should I consume for building muscle? I'm aiming for maximum muscle gain, I'm skinny now only 100 lbs, 5'6". I read 1g protein per pound of body weight.

Not perfect : But your estimated basal metabolic rate is approximately 1300 kcal/day - that's what you need to take in just to function. Depending on your activity level you will need to eat so that you are consuming more calories than you burn. It has often been said that you should take in 250-500 kcal surplus/day to optimize weight gain and in the range of 1-1.5 gm protein/kg ...Read more

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What will be the ideal Max visceral fat % for male and female at 33 years old?

What will be the ideal Max visceral fat % for male and female at 33 years old?

Varies: especially because the BMI predictor is very bad if based just on weight and height. Calipers or measuring the folds of fat are much better indicators. about 22% fat is ok for males, a bit more for females Thru the main page, you can connect directly to me to ask more detailed questions http://www.nerdpocalypse.net ...Read more

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Is low body fat with higher than ideal weight ok for health?

Is low body fat with higher than ideal weight ok for health?

Yes: In order to have a high BMI and low body fat, you would have to have more muscle. More muscle is good for health. Body builders typically have higher than normal BMI (greater than 25 or 30), but are not considered overwight or obese ...Read more

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What is the average lean body mass for a male and female athlete?

5-20: The leanest athletes are often distance runners. At an elite level male could have a bf of 4.7 and women 14.3. ...Read more

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Whatnis the ideal weight for. 5'4 teen female?

Whatnis the ideal weight for. 5'4 teen female?

Varies by age: You can go to the cdc website and download a growth chart and plot the height and weight at any given age. The percentile of weight should correspond to the percentile of height. (a 75% tall person should be 75% weight) www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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Who has the ideal female body type for health?

Who has the ideal female body type for health?

BMI of 22 BF 12%: It depends on the standard that you want to use, beauty or health, they are not synonymous. The healtiest female body is not necessarily the most esthetic. ...Read more

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Is a body mass index of 36 extreme or has it become average for overweight usa?

Is a body mass index of 36 extreme or has it become average for overweight usa?

Obese: Bmi is a measure of body fat using height and weight; higher bmis are associated with health risks like hypertension, diabetes, and higher risk of cardiovascular events. Normal bmi is 18.5-24.9, overweight 25-29.9, and obese>30. More americans are overweight, so more bmis>30, but these people still face greater health risks than those with bmi 18.5-40. See http://www.Nhlbisupport.Com/bmi/. ...Read more

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If it doesn t distinguish between lean body weight and fat, why is body mass index so widely used?

Standardization: Body mass index is not a perfect tool to determine obesity, but it does allow for some normalization based on height and is easy to determine. Other methods such as underwater weight or electrical impedance require expensive equipment which is not readily available. Body measurements (waist, hip, neck) have been used but may vary based on the placement of the measuring tape. ...Read more

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What is a healthy body mass index for a 50 year old?

Under 27: 20-25 is normal over 25 is overweight over 30 is obese in my patients over 45, i tell them that should not be more than a little overweight, so i say 27. I also tell them, though, that optimal is below 25 and that should be the goal. ...Read more

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What is average weight for 5'4 female age48?

What is average weight for 5'4 female age48?

Average or Healthy?: These are 2 VERY different issues. Depending on build and muscle mass, ~120 lbs would tend to correlate with optimal healthy status by longstanding data, as first tracked/promoted by the MET LIFE Co. in the early 1940s. However, the 2014 normal (simply means usual/common, not healthy) in the US (given the last ~40-60 years of the Low-Fat diet promotion as healthy) is ~165 lbs. What is your goal? ...Read more

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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.

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.

BMI is flawed.: The BMI is a flawed indicator, I'll agree with you there, but it's all we have. That being said, your health is paramount. As long as you're not experiencing any weight-related medical conditions, then you're fine for now. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the formula for calculating body mass index (bmi) for children and teenagers?

Formula: Formula is---- weight (lb) / [height (in)]2 x 703 . Calculate bmi by dividing weight in pounds (lbs) by height in inches (in) squared and multiplying by a conversion factor of 703. ...Read more

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My penis measures 5 Inch max. In adult movies men have gigantic penises. Are they real or fake? Can a penis be so big that a woman might not take it?

My penis measures 5 Inch max. In adult movies men have gigantic penises. Are they real or fake? Can a penis be so big that a woman might not take it?

Professional actors: (1) They are trained professionals. (2) It's a movie. (3) They audition, and actors who don't pass audition don't get the part. (4) They need a disclaimer, WARNING: The following film features stunts or activities performed either by professionals or under the supervision of professionals. Therefore, the producers insist that no one attempt to re-create or re-enact any stunt or activity at home. ...Read more

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