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Golfzilla
 Thursday, November 19, 2009, 9:29pm Report to Moderator

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 Does anyone have a BMI chart and how to calculate one's BMI for guidance..?Thanks! If you keep doing what you've always done, and you keep getting what you've aways got, perhaps it's time for a change...
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 The formula isweight in pounds/height in inches2x703 or the metric versionweight in kilograms/height in meters2remember to multiply weight in pounds by 2.2 to convert to kilograms for metric versionheight in inches multiply by 2.54 to get to centimeters. convert centimeters to metersExample: 63 inches is 160 cm. 160 cm would be 1.6 meters. 1.62 is 2.56 MtDNA Haplogroup J2A1A1A2Le(a+b-), Fy(a-b+),NNCeliac disease diagnosis June 2015INTP/INTJ
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 http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bminojs.htm Just plug in your numbers here. MIFHI"Do not try to satisfy your vanity by teaching a great many things. Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds; do not overload them." Anatole France"Healthy people have the least overt symptoms from eating avoid foods." Dr. D'Adamo
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Golfzilla
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 Thanks Capt but I like Andrea's plug in better ~ lol!!! If you keep doing what you've always done, and you keep getting what you've aways got, perhaps it's time for a change...
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Katsy
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 And here is a slideshow of various people with different BMIs... to show that BMI is pretty screwed up a lot of the time! If a person is athletic (or otherwise has lots of muscle), they need a different, personalized BMI calculator, because even a lean, trim, and fit but very muscular person can show up as overweight or even obese, based solely on weight and height. A married to an O with two children, A & OFor we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against ...spiritual wickedness in high places. Eph 6:12
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Golfzilla
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 Thanks Katsy, guess it needs some tweeking huh After I did my BMI and considered what weight it indicated I should be I have to question it... If you keep doing what you've always done, and you keep getting what you've aways got, perhaps it's time for a change...
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 BMI is a very crude tool. It was originally intended for researchers doing general population studies, not as a diagnosic tool.BMI does take into account the fact that a 6'7" tall man should weigh more than a 5'4" tall man, but it doesn't take anything else into account: body frame, muscle mass, etc. Some people have big bones and SHOULD weigh more. Others have a slight frame and should weigh less.At my own "healthiest adult weight" I was just barely in the "healthy weight" range. Even underweight, I'd still be in the middle of the healthy range, not in the "underweight" range. My current BMI calls me "obese" when I'm not currently having any health problems associated with my weight. I did have problems when I was 20 lbs heavier, and I think I was "obese" then. Even if I get down to what I consider a realistic weight, I'll still be in the "overweight' range, just barely out of the "obese" range.  The charts simply do NOT take into account my body frame. I have a much "stockier" build than most people. Ruth, Single Mother to 22 yo  O- Leah , 20 yo O- Hannah, and  15 yo B+ Jack
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Golfzilla
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 Out the window with it If you keep doing what you've always done, and you keep getting what you've aways got, perhaps it's time for a change...
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 , Golfzilla! Off with their heads! FIfHI
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 Good idea, GolfzillaMass is proportional to size x size x size.  An individual twice the height, thickness, and width would be 8 times the mass of the smaller.According to my BMI, I was dead 3 years ago.  What else would you call it, if you are beyond the last category, which is morbidly obese? My weight loss goal: 220 lbs.  A 6'4" dyslexic oddball: the size of a line-backer, the silhouette of Winnie-the-Pooh.
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 Quoted from paul clucas According to my BMI, I was dead 3 years ago.  What else would you call it, if you are beyond the last category, which is morbidly obese? And the ability to communicate with the dead has now been proven! The most important letter in the alphabet is the letter L.  Without it, we would not experience the most important qualities of our existence; Living, Loving, Learning, Laughing.MC- One vertically challenged guy, trying to become a muscle-bound Oompa-Loompa.
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Golfzilla
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 Yeah, we need to put a "knuckleheads" sign on their website - hahahaahahaha! If you keep doing what you've always done, and you keep getting what you've aways got, perhaps it's time for a change...
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 i prefer body fat %..BMI is not an accurate way to tell. My body fat % is 18. My husband's is 17 % but BMI has him as morbidly obese.
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Golfzilla
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 Hey beach, speaking of that what is the most accurate type of body fat testing If you keep doing what you've always done, and you keep getting what you've aways got, perhaps it's time for a change...
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paul clucas
 Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 2:28am Report to Moderator

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 Quoted from MissileCop And the ability to communicate with the dead has now been proven!   Hi MC!It's been a long time since I've last seen your post on the board.  Glad to see that you will still drop by. Quoted from beachlvr58 i prefer body fat %..BMI is not an accurate way to tell. My body fat % is 18. My husband's is 17 % but BMI has him as morbidly obese. He has my sympathy.  Even if I got down to 220 lbs the BMI would say I am a little overweight.  At 220 I would look kind of like Jim Carrey ('cept I have a chin)! My weight loss goal: 220 lbs.  A 6'4" dyslexic oddball: the size of a line-backer, the silhouette of Winnie-the-Pooh.
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