Thread: BMI Outrage
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Old 01-08-2013, 06:49 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by bamazav View Post
I don't know about you guys, but I kind of like being an anomaly.
That's the issue....

At 10% body fat and dead lifting double my body weight...my doctor would call me borderline obese if my BMI was 25+.

BMI has no regard for body comp if you are extra-muscled (or, normal muscled for those of us here).

My opinion is BMI is only indicative at the extreme ends (under 20 or over 30)...for the mid-range, much more accurate measures should be used.
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