169 cm and 138 kg, good bmi
Don't worry about weight, great body mass 169cm is healthy
Height: 169 Centimeters (Centimetres cm) with weight: 138 Kilograms (Kilos kg)
Being overweight is dangerous
These dangers are associated with overweight and obese adults
Adults with a BMI of more than 25 (overweight
) or whose BMI is higher than 30 (obese
) have an increased risk for a number of diseases and health conditions, including,:
Devised in way back in 1830, the BMI is 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.
b m i Prime is a variation of the Quetelet index. Put simply, if you have a Prime of less than 0.74, you are underweight. If your prime is more than 0.74 and less than 1.00, your weight is ideal. If your bmi prime is more than 1 you are down as being overweight.
The simple maths
Behind the scenes of BMI
- BMI = weight(kilograms) / height2 (metres2) (Metric Units)
- BMI = 703 . weight(pounds) / height2 (inches2) (Imperial Units)
BMI calcs ignore variation in physical characteristics.See wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_mass_index#Limitations for more details