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max BMI for the army
Posted: Sat 31 Oct, 2009 2:30 pm
ok so we know im not the most healthy person but for some reason iv put on weight in the last few weeks im now holding at 18.8 instead of 18.4 (what i was when the army recruitment office calculated my bmi) and i was told to watch my weight. so what is the max BMI and do they retest you on the ADSC if so i need to diet (again). i ask this because my bmi is now 26.9
Posted: Sat 31 Oct, 2009 3:46 pm
Below is the categories for the BMI my friend, mines 18.9
Underweight = <18.5
Normal weight = 18.5-24.9
Overweight = 25-29.9
Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater
Posted: Sat 31 Oct, 2009 11:33 pm
so whats the max for the army?
Posted: Sun 01 Nov, 2009 1:20 am
liam115 wrote:so whats the max for the army?
man if you fit in the healthy categories your fine...
Posted: Sun 01 Nov, 2009 12:55 pm
You want to be in the normal cat.
Posted: Sun 01 Nov, 2009 2:56 pm
ok so ill start my diet tomoro and hopefully i will lose a stone in 11 days
im using the fatloss4idiots diet
Posted: Sun 01 Nov, 2009 4:26 pm
Max BMI is 32 with bodyfat below 20%.
Posted: Sun 01 Nov, 2009 10:52 pm
My BMI was 30.5 when i joined, they asked me to lean up but i passed everything at selection, my BMI now is 26.6 after 14 weeks in phase 1.
Posted: Mon 09 Nov, 2009 12:40 am
ok iv droped down to 17,11st part from dieting and part from being sick with a stomach bug and eating nothink but dry toast for the last 3 days and im sick of eating dry toast
im still not feeling 100% so dry toast again for me tomoro
but after that i will give it a few days and start my diet again and hopefully get my weight to 17.5st or below by the beginning of december.
i am hopeing that when i start running again my run tume will improve abit due to the weight iv lost
Posted: Mon 09 Nov, 2009 8:42 am
Liam, friendly advice, get yourself a racing bicycle and go out for some long fastish rides in the evening & at weekends.
Easier on the joints than running for us heavy blokes and much more enjoyable.....and I've found, much more effective as well.
But also cycle and walk as much as possible. I haven't been on a bus in months!
Posted: Mon 09 Nov, 2009 12:59 pm
lol i wish i could but i dont have enough money to get a bike at the min
Posted: Mon 09 Nov, 2009 7:32 pm
liam115 wrote:lol i wish i could but i dont have enough money to get a bike at the min
ok, sorry to hear that.
Posted: Mon 09 Nov, 2009 7:37 pm
lol i am still paying off my laser eye surgery and untill my work desides to give me some more than 24h a week (laser eye surgery is worth every penny of the £4000 i payed)
Posted: Mon 09 Nov, 2009 9:12 pm
I thought laser eye surgery was a ban on joining the Armed Forces?
Posted: Mon 09 Nov, 2009 10:19 pm
nope you just have to supply them with the info about it e.g. perscription befor and after