Your BMI is 20

BMI is age-dependent, but it is the same for both males and females. Body proportions and muscle mass are not part of the equation, so for people with a large bone structure or a large muscle mass, BMI may not be a precise indicator of obesity.

Your BMI is in the healthy range! A healthy lifestyle involves many choices and among them is a balanced diet or a healthy eating plan. If you are currently at a healthy weight, you are already one step ahead of the game! However, keep in mind that in order to stay at a healthy weight, you will have to do a little planning. Weight gain can be prevented by choosing a lifestyle that includes healthy eating habits and daily physical activity.

As we age, our body composition gradually shifts in the way that the proportion of muscles decreases, while the proportion of fat increases, slowing down metabolism and making it easier to gain weight. Whatever your current body weight is, remember that it is important to maintain a positive outlook and focus on the steps whether you need to take to keep your current body weight, or lose a few pounds.

If your BMI is 20 you are considered to have a healthy weight. There is no reason for you to diet or undergo any weight loss procedure.

Useful information: If you got a BMI of 29 or higher the average weight loss surgery costs will range from $7,000 to $23,000 based on the type of procedure you require. The weight loss surgery insurance will help you cover the expenses, just check the terms of your insurance policy.

Before committing to any exercise plan, it is recommended that you consult with your physician first. As a general guideline, remember that you should be able to take part in a short conversation while you exercise, without shortness of breath.

  • 30 minutes of moderately intense physical activity performed on a regular basis is enough to maintain your bodily health.
  • If you prefer something more intense, then try running two or three times a week.
  • 20 minutes of strength training exercise (such as weightlifting) at least twice a week, will build up your muscular strength. Choose a couple of exercises for different muscle groups and repeat the entire routine three or four times per session.