The BMI (Body Mass Index)

The body mass index indicates if your weight is considered healthy relative to your height or not.

To calculate your BMI use the formula below Or fill out the table below and we will calculate it for you.

BMI =
Weight in Kilograms
 
(Height in Meters) x (Height in Meters)  




*Please refer to
the classification table to relate your results to the relevant classification.

 
Description
 
BMI Range
  Underweight   17.5 - 18.5
Normal   18.5 - 25
Overweight   25 - 30
  Obese   30 - 40
  Morbid Obesity   Over 40

Ideal Body Weight Range (IBW)

Denotes the healthy range of weight.

To find out your IBW range, please use the following table:

Note that this doesn't apply to people under 18 years of age and pregnant and lactating individuals. Also, those above 65 years of age may be considered healthy if slightly above this weight range.

Also athletes may have high muscle mass content in their bodies, as such the BMI and /or IBW calculator might not be an accurate indicator for them.

 

 
 



 






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