What Is Your BMI (Body Mass Index)
Simply put, your body mass index is a measurement of your height vs your weight. With this measurement, you can achieve an understanding of roughly where you stand with your weight.
Calculating your BMI is easy, simply put your details it into the calculator below and your results will be generated.
Knowing BMI can help adult men and women understand their overall health. Use the BMI calculator below to determine your body mass index by inputting your height and weight.
Understanding your Body Mass Index
Now that you know your body mass index you are one step closer to mastering your overall health. Find out how to understand your BMI
If your BMI is below 18.5:
Your BMI is considered underweight. There could be different reasons why your BMI is within this range, so it is best to check with your doctor about the reasons and what you can do about it safely.
If your BMI is between 18.5 – 24.9:
Your BMI is considered and within a healthy range. Although you are in this range, you should still undertake regular exercise for longevity.
If your BMI is 25 – 29.9:
This is above the ideal range for your BMI. You should consider consulting with your doctor or physician about what you can do to reduce it.
If your BMI is above 30
You are considered obese and you should definitely consult with your doctor or physician about it as soon as possible.
1) Exercise Regularly
- Try and do at least 15 minutes of exercise each day
- Maintain a healthy heart
2) Follow A Healthy Diet
- Ensure you follow a healthy diet
- Speak to your dietitian about the right one
3) Be More Nutritious
- Learn about Nutrition and how it can help you
- Eating healthy is fun. Get the family involved
Understanding where your body is at the moment with your BMI, is a good start when setting out on your journey of health and exercise.