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Old 02-05-2010, 07:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The BMI and weight index do not take into consideration body fat or body size. I am 6'5" currently weigh 278 and your scale says I should weigh under 210. I have a 22 % body fat and i am a avid weight lifter this weight 210 is unrealistic fo me
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Old 02-08-2010, 12:44 AM   #2 (permalink)
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BMI is garbage. It's just an average for actuaries at insurance companies to use. Certainly not for weight lifters or any athletes.

Is everyone as sick of Jillian Michaels as I am?
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Old 02-10-2010, 06:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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BMI is useful for insurance actuaries and public health wonks. It has very little use for individuals, especially athletes.
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Old 02-10-2010, 10:19 PM   #4 (permalink)
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BMI is garbage. It's just an average for actuaries at insurance companies to use. Certainly not for weight lifters or any athletes.

Is everyone as sick of Jillian Michaels as I am?
Someone else must be since she got sued today for false advertising.
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Old 02-11-2010, 12:42 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Someone else must be since she got sued today for false advertising.
I'd like to sue her for being annoying
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