Tag: BMI

Controversial Study Puts Blame on Working Mums For Childhood Obesity

A study has claimed working mothers (and not dads) are responsible for childhood obesity – and mums have something to say about it. The study collated data from children born between 2000 and 2002, and came to the conclusion that the children of single mums working full-time were almost 25 per cent more likely to […]

15/03/2019 | 0 Comments More

BMI for Adults | What is BMI?

Body Mass Index or BMI is a tool for indicating weight status in adults.1 It is a measure of weight for height. For adults over 20 years old, BMI falls into one of these categories: BMI Weight Status Below 18.5 Underweight 18.5 – 24.9 Normal 25.0 – 29.9 Overweight 30.0 and Above Obese Note: BMI […]

04/06/2012 | 0 Comments More

BOOST Your Metabolic Rate With Exercise

Metabolic Rate (MR) refers to the energy that is released by the body to power all the processes to keep us alive…  Fitness Training and playing sport has a significant positive effect, increasing your metabolic rate by as much as 20% with regular exercise. Your metabolic isn’t just effected during exercise but even after exercise […]

29/02/2012 | 2 Comments More