Muscle and Brawn Forums
 

Go Back   Muscle and Brawn Forums > Training > General Fitness & Health
Mark Forums Read
Register Articles Members List Search Today's Posts

Notices

General Fitness & Health Discuss general fitness. conditioning and health topics.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-07-2012, 09:00 PM   #1
Trent
Member
Brawn
Points: 1,353, Level: 20 Points: 1,353, Level: 20 Points: 1,353, Level: 20
Activity: 4% Activity: 4% Activity: 4%
 

Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 97
Reputation: 760
Trent has made some quality postsTrent has made some quality postsTrent has made some quality postsTrent has made some quality postsTrent has made some quality postsTrent has made some quality postsTrent has made some quality posts
Default BMI

How do I calculate my BMI?
Trent is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 03-07-2012, 09:26 PM   #2
bruteforce
The Gristle Eating Giant
Max Brawn
Points: 15,492, Level: 80 Points: 15,492, Level: 80 Points: 15,492, Level: 80
Activity: 14% Activity: 14% Activity: 14%
 
bruteforce's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: BeStrong IL
Posts: 5,967
Training Exp: 2
Training Type: Strongman
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Rare Steak
Reputation: 472590
bruteforce is one with Crom!bruteforce is one with Crom!bruteforce is one with Crom!bruteforce is one with Crom!bruteforce is one with Crom!bruteforce is one with Crom!bruteforce is one with Crom!bruteforce is one with Crom!bruteforce is one with Crom!bruteforce is one with Crom!bruteforce is one with Crom!
Default

BMI Calculator - Muscle and Brawn - Bodybuilding and Powerlifting

BMI isn't really that useful though. To be a healthy BMI, I would need to weigh in under 200, but at 215 I looked almost skeletal. It doesn't take into account muscle mass for those of us who lift. The mirror is a better gauge IMO.
__________________
Anastas Dimitar Martin
bruteforce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2012, 09:37 PM   #3
ONpump17
Perservere
Max Brawn
Points: 6,485, Level: 52 Points: 6,485, Level: 52 Points: 6,485, Level: 52
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
 
ONpump17's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 1,084
Training Exp: 4 serious years, 1 meet
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Water
Reputation: 29537
ONpump17 is a lifting machineONpump17 is a lifting machineONpump17 is a lifting machineONpump17 is a lifting machineONpump17 is a lifting machineONpump17 is a lifting machineONpump17 is a lifting machineONpump17 is a lifting machineONpump17 is a lifting machineONpump17 is a lifting machineONpump17 is a lifting machine
Default

You can use a number of websites to calculate it, I believe the formula is weight in kilos divided by (height in metres)squared.
Here would work.
Calculate Your BMI - Standard BMI Calculator

As has been stated however, BMI has long been known to be a useless and pointless statistic. It's something a doctor can quickly, inexpensively and impressively use to say to someone, "you have a BMI of X, you should work to bring it down to Y" without any actual tests. Unless you're looking into it for insurance purposes, you'd be better off obtaining some bodyfat measurement device, for example skinfold calipers.
__________________
Log:http://muscleandbrawn.com/forums/pri...er-ardens.html
Lifting Blog:http://onpump.blogspot.com/
"Being successful and being 'normal' have absolutely nothing in common... successful people don't 'fit in'."
"Choose to not to be a product of your environment, but rather a product of your desires."Kroc
Comp Lifts(lb/kg): Squat: 385/175 Bench: 231/105 Deadlift: 463/210 Best Lifts: Squat: 395/180 Bench: 250/113 Deadlift: 475/215
ONpump17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
bmi


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.