If your BMI
is below 20:
indicates a lean BMI, which means you have a low amount of body fat. If you are
an athlete, this can be desirable. If you are not an athlete, a lean BMI can indicate
that your weight may be too low which may lower your immunity. If your BMI and
body weight are low, you should consider gaining weight through good diet and
exercise habits, to increase your muscle mass.
your BMI is between 20 and 22:
indicates the ideal, healthy amount of body fat, which is associated with living
longest, and the lowest incidence of serious illness. Coincidentally, it seems
this ratio is what many individuals perceive to be the most aesthetically attractive.
If your BMI is between 22 and
This is still
considered an acceptable range, and is associated with good health.
your BMI is between 25 and 30:
are considered "Hefty" and should find ways to lower your weight, through
diet and exercise. You are at increased risk for a variety of illnesses at your
present weight. You should lose weight by changing your diet and exercising more.
If your BMI is over 30:
This indicates an unhealthy condition,
your excess "Prosperity" is putting you at risk for heart disease, diabetes,
high blood pressure, gall bladder disease and some cancers. You should lose weight
by changing your diet and exercising more.
a free Daily Food Diary or a Fitness & Exercise Log to help keep track of
your goals and progress. Print out copies of these tools and put them into your
notebook or fitness files for easy reference. Click here
to download your own Daily Food Diary and
Fitness & Exercise Log.
How many calories did you burn?
Use this great tool to find
out! Simply enter in your weight, how many miles you ran, walked or jogged and
hit the calculate button. It will instantly give you a total of calories burned.
Try it now. It's completely free!
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