How to calculate your ideal weight
You must have looked in the mirror more than once and asked yourself whether you’re within your ideal weight range. Doubts always arise concerning the correct body mass index (BMI), so how do you calculate your ideal weight?
First of all, we should know exactly what the perfect weight means:
It is defined as the weight at which a person is of optimum health, allowing a good quality of life.
The ideal weight is different for each person and depends of various parameters such as age, height, sex and lifestyle.
Advice for maintaining the ideal weight.
There are people whose constitution allows them to maintain their ideal weight without having to make much of an effort. But if this does not apply to you, it’s bets that you try to live a healthy lifestyle.
Include sports as a must among your activities. Do daily exercise to reduce the risk of suffering from diseases such as diabetes, osteoporosis... As well as activating your metabolism it is also good for the mind. It has been proven that people who do sport have lower levels of stress.
The key to maintaining your ideal weight is walking for 30 minutes minimum every day and doing 40 to 60 minutes of intense exercise twice a week.
On the other hand, the diet you follow will be fundamental to maintaining your ideal weight. Eat five times a day and follow a balanced diet of all food types. If you still feel weak and lacking in energy, try adding natural food supplements to your diet.
How do you calculate your ideal weight?
In order to calculate your ideal weight you first need to calculate your body mass index. To do this, divide your body weight (in kg) by your height (in metres squared).
The result is your BMI and this figure tells us if we are within our ideal weight range or not. The results can be interpreted like this:
- If the figure is below 20 you are considered underweight
- From 20 to 24 is normal or healthy
- Between 25 and 29 is considered overweight
- 30 and over is considered obese
We have created a calculator for calculating your ideal weight which you can find in our home page. In the event your result is not optimum, our experts will guide you towards your goals.
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