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July 31st, 2007

Experts confirm what we at Fitness-etc already knew. Using the Body Mass Index (BMI) to monitor changes in your body composition is “outdated and flawed”. In addition, using a formula or height/weight chart to determine your “ideal weight” can be misleading. They do not take into consideration your lifestyle, health issues, body composition, metabolism, or ethnic background.

For more than 100 years a healthy weight has been defined by calculating a persons BMI. Using height and weight measurements, a person is categorised as underweight, normal, overweight or obese. Click here for full article

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