# Is a BMI good for you?

a BMI is your body measure identifier. so techneclaly a bmi is not considered "good for you".

### Why is it important to have a low BMI?

BMI, or Body Mass Index is a very important figure because it takes into account how much fat you have on your body. Knowing your height, BMI gives you an accurate assessment of how much you should weigh. Many people are overweight. Keeping your BMI at a good level is the best way to maintain great health.

### I am 23 weigh 138 at 5'2 am i overweight?

I'd check based on your health habits and how your body looks overall. If you feel comfortable, eat healthy and exercise at least lightly, I'm sure you're fine. However, if you want to be picky, you can check based on your BMI To calculate your BMI: http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/ (Sorry, I forget the actual calculation but this helps.) Underweight BMI= <18.5 Normal BMI= 18.5-24.9 Overweight BMI= 25-29.9 Obese= 30 or more your BMI is 25.2. So, if…

### Is a 13 year old 120 lbs and 5'2 tall overweight?

It's mainly down to the BMI but do not be surprised if this comes out strange as it does not work always work fully/ as good as poss. on young adults/ kids! I calculated the BMI myself and it came out as 21.80 which is basically the ideal weight. Here is the chart in which you find out which category you fall into: Recommended BMI Chart Underweight BMI less than 18.5 Ideal BMI 18.5-25 Overweight…

### 5 foot 9 inches 110 pounds is that underweight?

According to the Body Mass Index this is underweight. BMI= Weight(kg) / ( Height(m) *2) BMI= 50kg/ (1.75*2) BMI= 16.3265... BMI: <18.5 = Underweight 18.5-24.9= Normal 25-29.9= Overweight >30= Obese However, BMI is NOT a good predictor of weight classification when it comes to the ATHLETIC population. It is a great predictor however, for the GENERAL population as a whole.

### What should a twenty five year old male weigh?

It depends on your height. If you go to an online BMI calculator and put in your height and weight, it will tell you if you are a healthy weight or not. Here is a link to a good online BMI calculator: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/english_bmi_calculator/bmi_calculator.html

### How much should you weigh im 12 years old?

This depends on your BMI ( Body Mass Index) Take your weight in kilograms and divide them by length x length in centimeter For example: your weight is 50 kilograms and you are 160 centimeters tall. You BMI is 50/160=0.3125 ans/160=0.00195 Your BMI would be 19.5, which is perfect A BMI for a 13 year old is good when its between 17.5 and about 24.