What Is The Right Weight For My Height Body Mass Index

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What Is The Right Weight For My Height Body Mass Index

Andrew Wilson

If you’re overweight, and have been for some time, it can be tough to know just what your ideal weight is. Most of us couldn’t or shouldn’t strive to be the same weight we were in high school for example. So that may leave you scratching your head trying to figure out what is the right weight for my height, the good news is that it may not be all that hard to find out. For most people, the best way to calculate what their ideal weight should be is as simple as figuring out what their BMI, or body mass index, is. Although this will give you an idea of where you are at, it is only an estimate. But, let’s be honest, for most people they can find out by looking in the mirror if they are on target when it comes to getting to and maintaining the proper weight. Tip: Keep a diary of the calories you eat in a day. If you know what you are eating, you will not eat as much.After all, everyone is built differently. It’s one thing to say that a man that is six feet tall should weigh no more than 185 pounds, but what if that man is very well built? If he’s a body builder and very muscular it’s likely that any ‘extra’ weight is all muscle. So while BMI is a good starting point it shouldn’t be thought of as a do all end all. If you need to get in better shape there are only two core components you need to keep in mind: exercise and diet. I know, you were expecting something new, but if you eat the proper amount of well balanced, nutritious foods and keep active you will be at the proper weight. Tip: Weight loss requires a lot of sacrifices in certain places, but taste no longer has to be one. Previously, food low in calories and fat was bland and tasteless.Don’t get too hung up on some elaborate diet or exercise plan. If ever there was a time to use the ‘K.I.S.S’ philosophy, this is it. Keep it simple, stupid. Keep your diet balanced with the proper proportions o… Read more