Health: Body Mass Index




Unni Greene, Personal Trainer and Nutritionist with SoMi Fitness, explains BMI (Body Mass Index) is not always the correct measurement, because if you are a bodybuilder, an athlete or a muscular person, you will be heavier than the norm and your BMI will be higher.

She explains she uses body composition, which is body fat percentage and recommends using belt size as a measurement, because it is very tangible and waist circumference is an indicator of health; therefore, a man needs to be under 40 inches in waist circumference and a woman should be under 35 inches.

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