How accurate are bmi’s?

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  1. SumMo

    SumMo very lowkey

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    So according to this website that calculates your bmi, I am underweight. :confused:

    I personally don’t think I am as unhealthy as this bmi calculator is suggesting. Like I don’t even look that skinny, wtf.
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    I want to know, how accurate are these bmi calculators? Anyone who knows about this.?
     
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  2. Hmmmm

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    Not very, since it doesn't account for muscle. On a BMI im acutally overweight close to obese, its funny lol
     
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  3. MariaMaria

    MariaMaria Education, Peace and Prosperity

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    bmi is crap

    it says for my height i should be 49kg to 67kg, that's not very accurate
     
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  4. SumMo

    SumMo very lowkey

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    loool. They told me I was malnourished and should seek a doctor.
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  5. Idil-Beydaan

    Idil-Beydaan

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    Lol I don’t know a thing about this abaayo. But I know that bmi is unreliable. Do you eat well? :cosbyhmm:
    As long as your finishing your platter of cambuulo you’re fine :trumpsmirk:
     
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  6. SumMo

    SumMo very lowkey

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    Kkkkk, yes.

    I eat healthy. I just had a fruit salad. yumm :rolleyes:
     
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  7. Jerome in the house

    Jerome in the house Penis small but my heart big

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    A friend of mine just joined the coast guard .He is a body builder. BMI wise he is considered over weight. He bragged for a week because he was over weight in a healthy way.

    Fuck what the bmi says focus on your body fat percentage
     
  8. Yusra Luuza

    Yusra Luuza

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    Have you check your fat percentage? Normal range is 21-33% for a female.
    I rely on fat percentage than BMI because bodybuilding folks are overweight according to bmi. That's bogus because they have more muscle mass and less fat percentage.
     
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  9. wars

    wars Inhermouth

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    If you have a big booty and a skinny waistline it’s accurate, if not then it isn’t.

    Btw do you possess those attributes?
     
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  10. SumMo

    SumMo very lowkey

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    Shit, how did you know? omg that’s pretty accurate..
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  11. Unstable

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    Very inaccurate as it doesn't account for bone mass, muscle, and genetic differences. Certain races are more prone to hold onto body fat while aren't, mainly due to temperature.
     
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