"If you have tons of muscle, BMI is bs. Sometimes you have to figure out what's good for your body. My target is 175. Higher than the BMI for my weight. But I don't want to look starving nor have to work so hard to…"
"I've always been on the "heavier" side of the BMI charts. I just say it's the weight of my brain! :P But seriously, I've lost about 25 lbs in the last six months switching to the south beach diet and exercising…"
"There is a lot more to health and wellness than BMI and body fat. That said, they pieces of a puzzle that describes your physical self.
Just as IQ can point to intelligence, it doesn't cover the full range of ways people are…"
"I often get frustrated and just ignore BMI charts.. I am 5'7" and for the last few years my weight has ranged from 100-115lbs, which is considered underweight and unhealthy, but I have just always been littler, and I am healthy; I eat…"
I'm officially disgusted with BMI and body fat estimators right now. It's like none of them can agree on what's healthy or not. "Using your measurements of a 34 inches waist and weight of 157 pounds your body fat percentage is estimated to be 38.03 % using the U.S. Army body fat algorithm, or30.83 % using the U.S. Marine body fat algorithm, or 35.17 % using the U.S. Navy body fat algorithm, or 46.00 % using the formula developed by the YMCA." Even if they all do tell me I'm unhealthy. I dunno,…See More
"Hehehe.... I haven't really converted anyone, but I've got a few people looking into it, AND I got my husband and his friend to stop teasing me for it!
I usually show them the size of the hoop I'm using and let them feel the…"
"Here is my tutorial. I hope it helps you. I don't recommend strapping down your boobs or wearing a sports bra. Hooping with a uni-boob is even harder than hooping bra-less. Get a good bra, something that lifts and supports you and exposed those…"
"One other thing that works for some people is to learn by kneeling on the floor. Many people try to use their feet and legs more (really flailing with great effort) and the legs don't help you learn the shoulder and chest movement needed.…"