Ideal Weight for Senior Female | What is Ideal Weight for 5'2 Senior Female
Age ranges from late teens and early adults to mid 20’s. Our body fat percentage is generally determined by our metabolism and bone density that helps us maintain our best health. On top of it being able to remain fit, we also have the ability to maintain a healthy weight and are therefore not prone to any illnesses like cancers or diabetes as most people start with obesity. In this article, I will discuss some tips on perfect weight for senior women.
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Body mass index is the equation of a person’s weight in kilograms divided by his height in meters. The ideal BMI is 18.5 kg/m2. A higher BMI indicates a heavier body and vice versa.
Weighing ourselves daily enables us to track our progress and prevent health problems such as cholesterol levels, hypertension or high blood pressure. Weighing can be done using scales, which are usually free online so that anyone, irrespective of what size they are, feels comfortable enough to get weighed. The scales take your weight in kilograms and divide it by 703 and 703 to obtain your BMI. Your heart rate is measured using an electrocardiograph for a few seconds and then recorded using an accelerometer that records the acceleration of your heartbeat.
What is the ideal body weight?