View Single Post
Old 02-15-2011, 12:15 PM   #4 (permalink)
Post Whore
StealingYerMail's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008

BMI is a useless number. It can't distinguish lean from fat mass. A really muscular person would appear over weight, and a "thin" person who has very little lean mass would appear underweight/correct weight. It can give you a broad idea only if you know your body fat percentage, which is hard to measure on your own. My results on various tests for body fat usually range from 3%-12%. Realistically I'm probably 6-8%.

Honestly, a couple mirrors are your best friend for this.

Last edited by StealingYerMail; 02-15-2011 at 12:19 PM.
StealingYerMail is offline   Reply With Quote