Body fat percentage-what is yours?

Learn how to determine whether you have gained weight

When a person says “I’m fat” how do they really know if they are? The terms BMI formula and body fat percentage are two not so common terms when it comes to weight loss in Malaysia. Usually, someone would call themselves ‘fat’ when they have eaten more than usual, had a decrease in physical activity or they noticed a change in their body shape. But what is an accurate way of defining if you have actually gained weight or not? Let’s find out two types of measurement techniques.

Body fat percentage | Weight loss Malaysia | BMI Formula

There are 2 common measures used to in determining if you have indeed gained weight and if it puts your health at risk. They are the BMI formula and body fat percentage. The BMI formula measures a person’s height against their weight to determine if their ratio is at underweight, normal or obese levels. Some experts have claimed that the BMI formula is the most accurate way to decide if your weight has a negative effect on your health. Body fat percentages were not taken seriously until recent research found more evidence on body fat relation with health. But unlike the BMI formula which can be done without professionals, a body fat calculator can only be done with professionals or via an online calculator. It takes into account how much body fat you can possibly have by taking your age, height, weight, gender and waist measurement into account. The formula to calculate varies over the internet, thus it is better to seek a professionally certified person to advice you on it. It is better to get a professional to interpret the data as different people have different body fat, and depending on your daily schedule, your job might require a higher body fat than those of the same age, gender or height.

Body fat percentage | Weight loss Malaysia | BMI Formula

Now, these two measurements are only the first step towards your desired slim body. Weight loss success stories were not made in a day nor a week or a month, neither did it happen overnight after extreme steps. A successful weight loss consists of a well-planned healthy eating habit, constant physical activity and an effective slimming treatment. These 3 components are vital if you want to achieve your dream body shape. Here’s a simple explanation on why these three come together almost like the 3 Musketeers. Firstly, a combination of healthy eating and physical activity can help you slim down but the disadvantage is that you might not be able to target your stubborn areas. That’s where an effective slimming treatment comes in. Second, if you practice healthy eating and have a slimming treatment but don’t lead an active lifestyle, you will more likely shed those pounds harder. Now that we have unlocked the keys to a successful weight loss, wouldn’t you want to be on the road to a slimmer, more confident and healthier you?

If you’re wondering where to start, you are welcome to get a free consultation from Marie France Bodyline on what are your problem areas, how much weight you should be losing to get to a healthy level and which slimming program will work best for you. We have several of treatments suitable for those who have cellulite, water retention issues, stubborn fat, and post-pregnancy weight. Our consultation is free and you don’t have to commit to anything until you are 100% sure. The decision is in your hands. Take your first step to a healthier and slimmer you here:

*As causes for being overweight vary from person to person, weight loss results will also vary from person to person, dependant on various genetic or environmental factors such as food intake, individual rate of metabolism, level of exercise, etc. No individual result should be seen as typical.