Looking for a BMI Calculator? Women using this form will receive their BMI calculation according to the standard metric system. Keep reading to find out how to properly use these numbers and why they are so important.
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on weight and height that applies to both adult men & women.
The Body Mass Index (BMI) is used in a wide variety of contexts as a simple method to assess how much an individual’s body weight departs from what is normal or desirable for a person of his or her height.
Calculate your BMI!
Fill out the following form to calculate your BMI:
Your BMI is......
|less than 18.5:||Underweight|
|18.5 - 24.9:||Normal weight|
|25 - 29.9:||Overweight|
|30 - 34.9:||Class I Obese|
|35 - 39.9:||Class II Obese|
|40 upwards:||Class III Obese|
What is The Body Mass Index?
The Body Mass Index is an index of a person’s weight in relation to their height. Although no distinction between fat and nonfat components of total body mass, this is the most practical method for assessing the degree of risk associated with obesity. The body mass index (BMI) is a measure of association between weight and height of an individual. Conceived by Belgian statistician L. A. J. Quetelet, also known as Quetelet’s index.
How Body Mass Index Calculate?
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measurement of a person’s weight in relation to his height. It can be used to indicate a person’s body fatness and weight status. It is believed that Body Mass Index is a more accurate measurement of a person’s body weight status than his actual weight. You can simply input your weight and height information into BMI calculator shown above and click ‘Calculate’, your Body Mass Index number will be shown on the BMI calculator. You can then compare your BMI number to the Body Mass Index Category table and find out your weight status (underweight, normal or overweight, etc.).