Why calculate body fat?
Let's aim for a fit body by knowing your body type
When losing weight, it is important to understand where the lost weight is coming form. In order for a diet or exercise program to be truly successful, it must maintain or increase your lean body mass while reducing your body fat.
It's important to monitor your body fat percentage and BMI value before putting efforts in building a healthy body carefully.
BMI is the international indicator of whether or not one is within a healthy weight range for one's height, by calculating the balance of height and weight. It is calculated as follows: BMI= Weight (kg) / (height (m)) 2
Know Your BMI
|Lean||Less than 18.5|
|Normal||More than 18.5 and less than 25|
|Obese Level 1||obese More than 25 and less than 30|
|Obese Level 2||obese More than 30|
These figures indicated based on the reference from obesity assessment recommended by Japan Obesity Association.
Body Fat Percentage assessment
|Body fat %||Low||Normal||Slightly High||High|
|Male||Less than 10%||10% or more and less than 20%||20% or more and less than 25%||25% or more|
|Female||Less than 20%||20% or more and less than 30%||30% or more and less than 35%||35% or more|
These figures indicated are based on the reference from obesity assessment recommended by Lohman (1986) and Nagamine(1972).
Visit our Health camp to check BMI on OMRON Machine.