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Is BMI an Important Measurement?

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Men's Fitness wrote a great article examining the importance of BMI as a true measurement of health.  According to a recent article in Mother Jones.....maybe it isn't!  The bottom line is...focus on getting active, not your BMI! Kit Fox of Men's Fitness writes: As far as numbers go, this one carries a lot of weight.  Doctors, healthcare providers, and personal trainers emphasize body mass index (BMI) for a myriad of reasons, from personal weight loss aspirations to insurance premiums. Think you’re fit, fat, overweight, or obese? Find out with a simple number, a number it turns out is based on a equation...

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