Key terms used in Health & Fitness world
Some of the advance vocabulary used in Fitness industries are mentioned below:
Basal Metabolic Rate
BMR is your Basalmetabolic rate i.e. if you did absolutely nothing all day, it is the number of calories your body uses to sustain life.
Total Daily Energy Expenditure
TDEE is your total daily energy expenditure. It is BMR plus the amount of calories burnt through activity.
Body Mass Index
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify underweight, overweight and obesity in adults.
BMI = weight (kg)
height (m) x height (m)
Your body fat% is a key indicator of your good health. A high body fat% is not only undesirable, it also puts you at a higher risk of lifestyle diseases.
A body fat% of 15 or less is recommended for males while a body fat % of less than 25 is recommended for females.
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