Calculate my BMI (Imperial)
8 st, 1 lb 5 ft, 8 in
Devised all the way back in way back in 1830, the BMI is a single figure used to as a way of measuring a person's body shape. Put simply, it is calculated by dividing the body's weight by the square of their height. Eg: Kilograms: weight, divided by Metres (Meters): height.
Perfectly normal, obese or underweight. This check will give you the answer in a few seconds.
Health difficulties from being overweight
These difficulties are tied to overweight and obese adults
Adults that have a BMI of greater than 25 (overweight
) or whose BMI is greater than 30 (obese
) have an enhanced risk for manifold diseases and health conditions, including,:
Body Mass Index Formula
You can use the following formula to calculate your BMI:
BMI = weight(kilograms) / height2 (metres2) (Metric Units)
BMI = 703 . weight(pounds) / height2 (inches2) (Imperial Units)