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How To Determine Ones 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
7,700 calories: You must burn 7, 700 calories more than you take in to lose one kilogram. ...Read more
Gender: The gender of a fetus is generally best determined at 20 weeks or more by Ultrasound. This is decided by the presence or absence of the penis. Very occasionally the penis cannot be seen and the gender assignment is incorrect. All the best. ...Read more
Not that simple: Binge eating isn't tied to calories but to style of eating. An occasional overindulgence isn't binge eating. Consuming, say, a day's worth of calories in the midst of emotional turmoil would qualify. ...Read more
Tables: There are specific tables and there is body type to be considered. ...Read more
What is the best way to gain weight without overdosing on protein that an be toxic to the kidney? 5'5 ft 98 lbs trying to get to 120lbs
More calories intake: Protein does not increase weight. Nor does it cause toxicity, unless all you eat is proteins or have kidney disease. Need balanced high calorie diet. Need carbohydrate, fat and protein. A gram of fat gives more than double calories of either protein or carbohydrate. Fast food is an excellent way to gain weight. Need to see you doc to rule out a disease causing weight loss like hyperthyroid! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more
Kg/m2: Bmi is a calculated value of your weight in kilograms (1kg=2.205 lbs) divided by you height in meters squared (1 meter=39.37 in). To square your height, multiply it by itself. I.E. 1.7 x 1.7. It's much easier to use one of the online bmi calculators where you just put in your height and weight and it does all the conversions and calculations for you. Bmi doesn't take age and gender into account. ...Read more
Bigger biceps.: Three exercises to research for a bigger biceps will be barbell curls, dumbbell curls and slide curls. While slide curls should be done with lower weights, dumbbell curls and barbell curls can be done with heavier weights. Choose a weight that allows for 8 to 12 reps before muscle exhaustion sets in. Three sets of each exercise once weekly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Although exercise ;: Eat healthfully is very important - it will not cause you to grow taller than you are genetically predetermined to grow. ...Read more
I'm trying to lose weight. What's the best way to do so. I'm 250 pounds and need to at least be 150 for my height which is 5'4. Need help desperately?
A balance: of diet and exercise. Cannot say in your particular case (can be rare medical conditions that can increase weight like thyroid disease) BUT in general 1) count calories to see where they are with a diet diary of every mouthful. 2) calories burned off is 10xpounds=2500 cal/day 3) exercise adds another 100 to 600 cal / hr 4) 4000 calories = 1 pound. 1500 cal diet + 1 hr exercise =1-2lb/week ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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