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What suggestions is there for a scrawny/skinny male in his 20s to increase overall body mass, bone density, and strong athletic physique?

What suggestions is there for a scrawny/skinny male in his 20s to increase overall body mass, bone density, and strong athletic physique?

Weight training.. .: To gain weight, one has to consume more calories than he is burning. Do this in a healthy way by avoiding junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help increase one's body mass (muscles). Body-building "supplements" are not needed. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Which is more reliable, body mass index (bmi) or body fat percentage (bfp)?

Which is more reliable, body mass index (bmi) or body fat percentage (bfp)?

For what?: Bmi doesn't take in to account your body type (ectomorph, etc). Body fat percentage will. What you are using the number for is what matters. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between BMI (body mass index) and body fat percentage?

I want to know what is the difference between BMI (body mass index) and body fat percentage?

Well: Bmi is a calculation based solely upon height and weight. Body composition, if done properly, is a measurement of you body's percentages such as fat, water, bone, etc. ...Read more

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How can I most effectively build body mass?

How can I most effectively build body mass?

Strength training: Strength training is the only effective way. Get to the gym. There are no shortcuts. ...Read more

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I'd really like to know equation for how to find your body mass?

Wt/ (ht) squared: There are bmi calculators on the web. The formula is weight (in kilograms) divided by height (in meters) squared. One can use lbs for weight and inches for height but then you multiply the result by 703. A bmi of 18.5 to 24.9 is normal, 25-29.9 is overweight, over 30 is obese. ...Read more

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What is lean body mass?

What is lean body mass?

Body mass: Body mass index (BMI) is weight over height squared - weight divided by height squared.
A BMI of 20-25 is OK. Anything below 20 or above 25 is considered not normal ...Read more

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What is body mass index?

What is body mass index?

"fatness" indicator: An indicator of body "fatness" calculated from your height and weight. A bmi of 25 and above is considered overweight. ...Read more

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How to gain body mass for muscular workouts?

How to gain body mass for muscular workouts?

Resistance training: To build mass, do 3 sets of 10 reps of the maximum you can handle on a training day. For abs, do this daily. For other muscles, 3-4x/week. Creatine and (if okay with your physician) an electronic muscle stimulator can help. If you've considering trying anabolic steroids, don't do it. I've known many guys who have and all of them were sorry. Almost all women prefer a natural-looking, fit man. ...Read more

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In layman's terms, what exactly is lean body mass?

Your weight minus fa: This means the fat free weight of your body. In other words how much of your weight is made up of the fat and how much is fat free...Which is mostly made up by muscles and bones. ...Read more

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How can I calculate body mass index?

How can I calculate body mass index?

Go online: Hi. You can calculate your BMI at:
http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/guidelines/obesity/BMI/bmicalc. Htm
All you'll need is your height (barefoot) and your naked weight. ...Read more

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How do you calculate body mass index?

Download an app.: If you have a smart phone these are several apps that can do this for you. ...Read more

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How can you calculate body mass index?

How can you calculate body mass index?

BMI IS A MEASURE: Of your weight in relation to your height. Remember that it is an "estimate" of body fat, and a fairly good gauge of your risk for diseases that increase with higher body fat. It is a "screening" tool, not a diagnostic tool. Weight is only one factor related to health risks, so many other factors are taken into consideration. ...Read more

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How do you calculate body mass index bmi?

Height and weight: There are any number of bmi calculators available on the internet. ...Read more

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Where's 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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What is body mass index for children chart?

A ratio of ht and wt: Bmi helps compensate for the fact that ideal weight depends on height. Pediatricians can provide charts, but there also are on-line calculators: http://kidshealth. Org/parent/growth/growth/bmi_charts. Html

like height and weight, ideal bmi varies by gender and age. ...Read more

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Want legit formula to calculate body mass index?

Want legit formula to calculate body mass index?

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. ...Read more

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What is a good way to calculate body mass index?

BMI: Is defined as body mass in kg divided by the square of your height in meters. If you don't want to do the math or need it in pounds/inches, there are thousands of bmi calculators on the internet or as phone apps. ...Read more

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How to calculate body mass index formula please?

See below: Bmi = [ weight in pounds divided by
(height in inches) x (height in inches) ] x 703

for example, a person who weighs 150 pounds and is 5 feet 3 inches tall has a bmi of 26.5.

[ 150 lbs. Divided by
(63 inches) x (63 inches) ] x 703 = 26.5. ...Read more

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What are good ways I can gain muscle and body mass?

Eat healthy high: Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...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 a good way to calculate the body mass index?

BMI: Is defined as the individual's body mass divided by the square of their height. There are simple bmi calculators located all over the net and phone apps as well, . ...Read more

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What is a suggested diet to gain muscle and body mass?

What is a suggested diet to gain muscle and body mass?

High protein: High protein diets help preserve protein. Make sure you take a vitamin supplement and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Where can I find a body mass index calculator for kids?

Where can I find a body mass index calculator for kids?

Any BMI calculator: Bmi is only dependent on height and weight. Unfortunately age and gender don't factor into the calculation, thus one of the limitation of the calculation. Many elite body builders would be considered overweight or obese, as an example. As a result of low body fat. Use the calculation as an initial guide and work with your pcp or a dietitian to further evaluate the child's condition. ...Read more

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What is a good way to calculate the BMI or body mass index?

What is a good way to calculate the BMI or body mass index?

NHLBI: Try this website: http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc. Htm. This gives you an accurate BMI based on your height and weight, and gives you the guidelines for normal, underweight, overweight and obese. Just plug in the numbers. ...Read more

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To which group of people does the body mass index table apply?

Most adults: However, if someone is very muscular, it may classify them as obese when they're actual body fat percentage is low. It's basically an inexpensive way to quantify obesity without having to do full body fat analysis on everyone. Other measurements such as neck circumference are being studied also. ...Read more

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What's the best way for me to calculate body mass index for women?

What's the best way for me to calculate body mass index for women?

Please see below: Body mass index (bmi) is a number calculated from a person's weight and height. Bmi is a fairly reliable indicator of body fatness for most people.
Formula:
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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How do you figure out your body mass index without a BMI calculator?

And the formula is:: English formula
bmi = (weight in pounds / (height in inches x height in inches)) x 703

metric formula
bmi = (weight in kilograms / (height in meters x height in meters)). ...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

Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more