The Body Mass Index (BMI) is the most popular and internationally accepted measurement of weight in relation to health. It is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women ( for age 2-19 BMI). However, caution should be observed when using the BMI as a measure for interpreting overweight and obesity as body composition can be highly variable yet have the same BMI.
To avoid such situations, successful weight management programs should consider the required timing for feedback signals originating in adipose tissue to influence the brain centers that control eating behaviour and activity (metabolic and motor). Thus, a much better measurement based on calculating and achieving the healthiest weight has being recently proposed.
Virtual Personal Trainer's solution
Our "one-click-to-health" tool and "one-click-to-health" FREE and PRO android apps calculates your Ideal Weight using the recommended BMI max-min range. We call this new measure the "Healthiest Area" (HA) which is a normalized BMI Ideal Weight and it is defined as the Healthiest BMI Area (in short, the healthiest weight) to avoid unhealthy situations such as overweight or underweight as well as facilitating long-term weight loss success (scientifically proven, see Virtual Personal Trainer method). The results of this automatic tool and apps apply to adults and should only be used as a guide. You can use this tool to determine your ideal and healthiest body weight.
One-click-to health tool can help you determine if you should be considering a meal or fitness plan.Your BMI, Ideal Weight and HA measures will give you an idea of your current health status so that you can use this information as starting point in order to design your weight loss / fitness plan. Keeping your weight within the max and min values of HA, will keep you healthy and fit and a short- and medium-run and will facilitate the establishment and maintenance of an stable body weight that can last forever.
Do you want to be part of an experimental health program? tell us your experience setting your Ideal Weight and Healthiest Area and using mobile apps
We encourage you to test what has been discussed on this blog by yourself and let us know about your experience, your progress and achievements in the comments section below. The results of these experimental program will be presented at international conferences and hopefully published in high impact medical and scientist journals. Your involvement and interaction as well as your contribution is important for us since the information and voluntary donations you provide will be further used for adapting, modifying and improving our programs.
Virtual Personal Trainer approach is recommended for healthy adults only. This site is not intended for use by minors or individuals with any type of health condition. Such individuals are specifically advised to seek professional medical advice prior to initiating any fitness or nutrition effort or program.
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