What is body mass index ?
The body mass index (BMI), is an indicator that used to estimate body fatness ; This indicator is a relative one, it does not measure your body fat directly, it correlates with other direct measures of body fat, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Fitnessyard® developed standard BMI calculator that calculate BMI for people whom are 20 years and more. As a matter of fact, the calculation of BMI - body mass index for both women and men is carried out according to the same BMI formula.
Its worth to mention, that BMI doesn't consider bone density or muscle mass — highly trained athletes may have high BMIs because of increased muscularity.
by Signing Up and creating Fitnessyard profile you will get all your body mass indicators - BMI, Actual metabolism rate, Body Fat, Lean Body Mass Rate, Basal Metabolic Rate and your Maximum Heart rate - measured and saved in your profile to monitor your progress.
Disclaimer: This calculator has been provided without any warranty of use nor can be used to provide a medical advice, it is provided as tool to indicate your BMI.