The BMI measurement is flawed

but we already knew that

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18/08/2009 at 21:06
I think it is quite weird though as I am still within normal/healthy BMI at 32 weeks pregnant despite having put on a stone but a friend of mine who I have always thought of as v slim is apparently overweight using this calculation,
18/08/2009 at 21:26

My bmi is just touching the upper limit for my height yet I'm physically pretty fit, have very little fat and I'm not massively muscular either, although I do weight train 2-3 times a week.

I tend to agree that it's a dumbed down way of showing people which band they fall into, but most people who are aware of their fitness levels and watch what they eat tend to ignore it anyway so it's not massively relevant.


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