Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index (BMI) is measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women. BMI does not differentiate between body fat and muscle mass. Therefore, body builders and people who have a lot of muscle bulk will have a high BMI but are not overweight or obese.

BMI Classifications:

  • Classification BMI
  • Underweight <19
  • Ideal BMI 19-25
  • Overweight 25-30
  • Obese >30
  • Severely Obese >35
  • Morbidly Obese >40
  • Super Obese >50
BMI Calculator
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  • Ft.In.

Please use the BMI Calculator on our site to determine your BMI.

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