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New BMI calculator proposed (BBC) (Read 342 times)

Better I Leave


    Just went through hydrostatic body fat analysis and came in at 13.5% body fat which is very good for my age (53 come March). According to the old and new BMI scales, I am overweight at 25.04 and 25.68 respectively.

      Hmm

      I went from 22.74 to 22.33

      So um yeah


      A Saucy Wench

        "The change means that some tall people previously deemed "overweight" are "normal" under the new proposal, and some short people who were "normal" are now "overweight"."

         

        Pays to be tall now, I guess.

         

        as if the world weren't already biased against the short.

         

        SHORT ACCEPTANCE SHORT ACCEPTANCE

        I have become Death, the destroyer of electronic gadgets

         

        "When I got too tired to run anymore I just pretended I wasnt tired and kept running anyway" - dd, age 7

        Julia1971


          Why is there a picture of Brad Pitt for an article about BMI? I'm not complaining but it's confusing.

           

          My BMI stayed the same - could stand to eat a donut but normal.

           

          My favorite part is when they tell us this guy is not a doctor and the research is not based on any real life observations. At least tell me he stayed at a Holiday Inn once.

          Run the mile you are in.

            all for the propsal; left Overweightville (@25.09) and hopped into Normalcy (24.82).

            My wife says i have a short attention spanners are great, aren't they?

              Why is there a picture of Brad Pitt for an article about BMI? I'm not complaining but it's confusing.

               

              because when he bulked up for Fight Club, his BMI was in the "overweight" category


              Not dead. Yet.

                 

                as if the world weren't already biased against the short.

                 

                SHORT ACCEPTANCE SHORT ACCEPTANCE

                 

                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NvgLkuEtkA

                How can we know our limits if we don't test them?

                GabrielleB


                  Still underweight even though my BMI increased .5.

                   

                  I don't think I am underweight.

                   

                  Oh well.

                  buchy2009


                  Bjørnmannen

                    Still obese according to the calculator... put in my ideal weight calculated by a physician based on body fat percentage, and it is still in the overweight range  under both calculation methods.

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                    Julia1971


                      because when he bulked up for Fight Club, his BMI was in the "overweight" category

                       

                       

                       

                      LOL-It's right there in the first paragraph... My answer to their rhetorical question is that I've heard that zero times. Smile

                      Run the mile you are in.


                      Needs more cowbell!

                        Still obese according to the calculator... put in my ideal weight calculated by a physician based on body fat percentage, and it is still in the overweight range  under both calculation methods.

                         

                        My goal weight is 13#s lighter than I am currently and would have me wearing a size 4 (which is a pretty damned small size on any woman)...and still in the heavier half of "healthy."  My body fat will likely be in the 18-20% range at that weight, given what my body fat is right now.

                        I shoot pretty things! ~

                        '14 Goals:

                        • 6 duathlons (1 Olympic distance)

                        • 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)


                        Thats rad

                          Your new BMI: 20.86

                          Your old BMI: 21.70

                           

                           

                            I just checked again. I'm still fat.

                             

                            I've heard of age graded rankings for running. How about BMI graded rankings??

                               

                              My favorite part is when they tell us this guy is not a doctor and the research is not based on any real life observations. At least tell me he stayed at a Holiday Inn once.

                               

                              LOL

                               

                               new BMI: 23.78

                               old BMI: 24.39

                              Got skinnier, just like that!

                              Dave


                              Super Pro Lurker

                                I just checked again. I'm still fat.

                                 

                                I've heard of age graded rankings for running. How about BMI graded rankings??

                                 

                                 

                                I think these are called the Athena and Clydesdale divisions for females and males respectively.

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