Here’s a great infographic showing the difference between the volume of the chest and the size of the hips, thighs and legs.
We’ve also broken down what it means to be overweight in more detail.1.
The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure of body fatness based on a person’s height and weight.
People who have a BMI over 28.9 have a very high body fat percentage and people with a BMI of less than 22.9 are considered to be underweight.2.
A BMI of under 21.9 is considered overweight.3.
The term “overweight” is defined as a BMI above 28.8.4.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overweight people have a higher risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, stroke, cancer, and obesity.5.
Obesity is a lifestyle and has a direct impact on health and the overall quality of life.
In the U: overweight people are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol, eat junk food, and smoke cigarettes.6.
According the Centers for Health and the Environment (CDC), more than half of adults are overweight or obese in the U., with more than 25% of Americans classified as obese.7.
According a recent CDC study, about 40% of people in the US are classified as overweight or overweight-for-normal.8,9.
Obesity can be caused by a number of factors, including genetics, physical inactivity, diet, and lifestyle choices.10.
People with a body mass index of more than 30 are classified in the overweight category, with people with BMI over 30 considered obese.1TheBodyMassIndex.com: The Body Fat Percentage and Your Risk of Heart DiseaseTheBodyWeightScale.com : Body Fat, Weight, and the BMI10TheBodyFatScale.org: How Body Mass index relates to body weightTheBodyTypeGuide.com