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Fitness - Desidieter

Fitness - Desidieter

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Your Guide to Fitness
Your Guide to Fitness

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“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” 
 
-
World Health Organization, 1948
 
FITNESS
TRENDS IN THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF MARRIED MEN AND WOMEN IN INDIA
Nutritional status (15-49 years) NFHS-3(2005-06)NFHS-2(1998-99)
% Women with BMI below normal (<18.5)
33 36.2
% Men with BMI below normal (<18.5)
28.1 NA
% Women who are overweight / obese (BMI >25)
14.8 10.6
% Men who are overweight / obese (BMI > 25)
12.1 NA
**Source: National Family Health Surveys of a few years; most recent being 2005-2006 
 
 
CONTENTS
 
BODY MASS INDEX
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BASICS OF FITNESS
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HANDLE YOUR DIET
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BUILD A HARD CORE
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BUILD YOUR CORE TIPS
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RESISTANCE TRAINING
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FITNESS AND NUTRITION
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FIGHT FATIGUE
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BEGINNER FITNESS PROGRAM
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REASONS TO BE FIT
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MENTAL FITNESS
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MEASURE YOUR MENTAL FITNESS
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PLACES THAT MIGHT HELP YOU BECOME FITTER
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REFERENCES
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Copyright © 2009 EZ-Healthline Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
|http://www.desidieter.com
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BODY MASS INDEX
To make optimum gains in fitness, it is important you include an accurate approach to theprocess. You can rely on the body mass index or BMI to determine how much you need toimprove. You will find that knowing the exact digits will lead to faster progress.Body mass index, BMI is a form of statistical measurement that determines whether anindividual’s weight is proportionate to his or her height. The percentage of body fat is notmeasured, but a person can estimate how much body weight is ideal for each particularheight. It is commonly used as a diagnostic technique to determine levels of obesity in a givenpopulation, because it is very easy to use.
OBESITY HAS REACHED EPIDEMIC PROPORTIONS IN INDIA IN THE 21
ST
CENTURY,AFFECTING 5% OF THE COUNTRY'S POPULATION.
 
The value settings for individuals are: BMI of 18.5 to 25 can mean ideal or optimal weight;below 18.5 can mean underweight and above 25 can mean overweight. If a person has a BMIlower than 17.5, it can mean that anorexia or other eating disorders are present. If a personhas a BMI higher than 30, it can mean that obesity or morbid obesity is present.Knowing your BMI will identify and compare your actual body weight from the desirable ornormal values proportionate to your height. Excess weight or lack of it usually stems fromabnormal body fat or adipose tissue levels. Muscularity may alter or present inaccurate valuessince muscle is heavy. Severely underweight individuals are described as having a BMI lowerthan 16.5. Underweight individuals have a BMI of 16.5 to 18.5. Individuals with normal weightshave a BMI of 18.5 to 25. Overweight individuals have a BMI of 25 to 30.
“To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.” 
 
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
 

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