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What does it mean to be healthy?

As we approach swimsuit season, I am sure many of us are making goals to look fit. While it’s a very good thing to make goals that involve eating better or being more active, achieving a certain body can be quite stressful, and when overdone, it could be unhealthy. 771 more words


IKEA skirt

made from curtain fabric…

I put the slab of fabric around me and bend ungracefully to the ground. This told me the amount of fabric I need around my hips, it is a width 104 cm (without seam allowances). 529 more words


What is BMI and how is it calculated and used?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is also known as Quetelet’s index, for it’s inventor Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet, the Belgian astronomer and mathematician who was also influential in introducing statistical methods and analysis to the social sciences.   457 more words

Bmi And Obesity

Another study indicates fitness more important than fatness for longevity

Recently on one of the lists I was introduced to another study which suggests that one of the most important things we can do to have a longer life is to exercise–at least a little bit.  650 more words

3 Simple Metrics to Determine Overall Health

{Editor’s Note: Throughout 2015, Moxie Life will focus on a single life category each month. In January, we will focus on health and fitness.} 486 more words


Know Your Numbers - Body Mass Index (BMI)

National Institute of Health Guidelines and Recommendations for Assessing Your Weight and Health Risk
Assessment of weight and health risk involves using three key measures: 363 more words

Change 3 Challenge

5 Lifestyle Changes Can Help Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

It’s remarkable that heart attacks are so common and cause so much pain emotional and physical and disability when they are nearly always preventable. You’re probably already aware that your lifestyle plays a role in your risk of heart disease and heart attacks, but perhaps you’ve not yet taken it to heart…If you need some motivation, consider a new study conducted at the Karolinska Institute. 191 more words