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.