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BMI Calculator Plus: Personalized BMI for Your Body Type and Metabolism

BMI Calculator Plus: Personalized BMI for Your Body Type and Metabolism
People use a lot of numbers to talk about weight and fitness. This tool can help you understand what some of those numbers mean -- about where you are right now, and what it will take to reach your goal. From the information you give us, we'll tell you: BMI A number doctors use to describe how healthy your weight is. Body Shape Another way doctors look at how healthy your weight is. Your BMI is: BMI, or body mass index, is a way to see if you weigh more -- or less -- than doctors believe is healthy for someone your height. BMI tells you how heavy you are for your height, but it doesn't measure body "fatness." Your Body Shape (Waist To Height Ratio) is: Extra fat on your body can be unhealthy, but where you carry your weight is also important. Doctors compare different parts of your body to find out your body shape. Doctors also compare your waist and your height. Your Healthy Weight Range is: pounds Being underweight can lead to health problems, too, such as a higher chance of osteoporosis. Related:  Exercise

Short Yoga Session Stimulates Brain Function Immediately Afterwards 20 minutes of yoga out-performed moderate to vigorous exercise in stimulating brain function. A single 20-minute session of yoga sharpens the mind more than a comparable amount of walking or jogging, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Gothe et al., 2013). The study recruited 30 participants who were either asked to carry out 20 minutes moderate aerobic exercise or they were given a 20-minute yoga class. In the yoga class, people adopted various postures including standing, sitting and lying down while contracting and relaxing muscles. Yoga also includes a meditative element as participants are encouraged to focus on breathing. The study’s first author, Neha Gothe, explained: “Yoga is an ancient Indian science and way of life that includes not only physical movements and postures but also regulated breathing and meditation. When tested afterwards, however, those who’d been practising yoga performer better. Gothe continued:

MiAna Land :: Pro Eating Disorder Support Website & Group Forum The Heart-Pumping Bodyweight Workout You Can Do in a Commercial Break After sitting through the same commercial three times during one ad break, many of us have asked ourselves: “Why do I keep watching the commercials?” At least, that’s what many of us here at the Greatist office have wondered, so we got in touch with our friend Rob Sulaver at Bandana Training to see if he could help us make better use of commercial break downtime. The result is a super effective bodyweight workout — actually, three of them! It turns out commercial breaks can vary in length and frequency depending on the program, but the average half-hour TV show contains about 8 minutes of advertisements, divided into two or three breaks. Not sure how to do these moves?

Your Personal Nutrition Guide: Introducing Registered Dietitian Suzette Kroll 10 Minutes of Exercise Yields Hour-Long Effects A recent study shows that ten minutes of brisk exercise triggers metabolic changes that last at least an hour. What's more, the more fit you are, the more benefits you will get. Researchers measured biochemical changes in the blood of a variety of people. Metabolic changes that began after 10 minutes on a treadmill still were measurable 60 minutes after people cooled down. According to USA Today: "Checking a metabolite of fat breakdown, the team found people who were more fit — as measured by oxygen intake during exercise -- appeared to be burning more fat than the less fit ... However, there's more to exercise than what this study presents. Knowing what type of exercise creates the greatest beneficial biochemical changes can make a huge difference in your health.

Porcelain Beauty... Hello! Welcome to Porcelain Beauty. This site is Pro Ana support site, however I promote recovery and being as healthy as possible. This site is as much for mias as it is for anas. If you're here to "get" an eating disorder, then go away now. If you're here to tell us how disgusting and vile and nasty and fucked up we are for having pro ana sites, then you just promote the reason why we have them in the first place. I don't think that this site is a full on pro ana site, as I would like everyone to try to be as healthy as they possibly can and that is what I promote. Thanks! Thanks for visiting! Steph~

Scientific 7 Minute Workout Makes Your Android Phone an Exercise Guide 10 Skinniest Models on the Planet When skeletal was a huge trend in modeling, several models succumbed to death in order to stay skinny and “beautiful”. This was followed by the banning of very skinny models but we still see some of them gracing the runway and magazine covers today. Should we blame a designer’s penchant for exaggerated and tall silhouettes or our current standard of beauty? There are surely more factors that play a huge part in this trend but looking at the following models, you will probably long for the day when voluptuous (or even shapelier) becomes the norm. 1. With her trademark red hair, she is one of the top runway models today. 2. This blue-eyed beauty is from Romania. 3. Kim is from the Netherlands. 4. Colette is from Russia. 5. This model wears a US size 0-2. 6. She has lots of photos with her arms raised and the sight of her ribs is enough to make any mother cry. 7. This 23-year old model is from Russia. 8. she looks healthy but that’s just probably due to good makeup and wonderful lighting.

7-Minute Workout: More Effective Version and Exercises The desire to maximize your fitness while minimizing your sweat time became very apparent with the buzz that formed around “The Scientific 7-Minute Workout.” While news about this “new” fat-burning, metabolism-boosting workout quickly spread, this workout was merely an example of high-intensity circuit training (HICT), which has been around for years and comes in a wide variety of forms. The 12 relatively basic exercises featured in the sample workout are tried and true, but for those seeking variety in their workouts, the swaps below can elicit even better results. Original exercise: Jumping jackSupercharged exercise: Icky shuffleStarting with right foot, take three "fast feet" steps to the right. RELATED: Check out the 10 things you aren't doing at the gym but should be and get more from every workout. Original exercise: Wall sitSupercharged exercise: Eagle pose variationStand with arms extended out in front, palms facing the floor.