Your BMI is 23

A BMI of 23 is considered normal. Nevertheless, it is important to remember that many factors such as frame size or muscle mass are not part of the equation when BMI is calculated. Therefore it is not always perfectly accurate. BMI can be a helpful tool to set limits such as underweight, normal, or obese, for individuals who lead a sedentary life.

Your BMI is in a 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.

With a BMI of 23, no weight loss surgery is necessary or recommended. Still, if your BMI is above 29 the average weight loss surgery costs will vary between $7,000 and $23.000.

A sound mind in a healthy body has been valued since ancient times. The core idea behind the concept is that only a healthy body ensures a sound mind. Indeed, medical science has proved on numerous occasions that a constant oxygen flow to the brain and other benefits that come from physical activity, increase the agility of the mind and improve mental capacities. As general advice, be gentle with yourself and exercise common sense when you commit to an exercise plan. Some simple, but nonetheless efficient exercises include:

  • Jogging helps the strengthening of your bone structure and the connective tissues, and it is fairly easy to burn calories while running. Be patient because strength will not build overnight and be determined because it takes motivation to run on a daily basis.
  • Swimming is a full-body exercise. Calories are relatively easily and quickly burned and to add to its benefits, chances to suffer injuries are low.
  • The well-known squats, push ups-and the core plank are all reliable tools that help you keep fit and strong.

Try to make it a general rule that you end every intense physical activity session with a couple of minutes of stretching. This is important, as it is a way to avoid muscle and joint injuries after a physically demanding activity.