27 Nov '16, 10pm

Runners: It's time to say bye bye to BMI

Runners: It's time to say bye bye to BMI

Give someone the true gift of health with Bicycling’s Get Someone Riding starter pack ! In the study, the researchers pulled data from 40,420 people in the most recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and analyzed the link between BMI and key health markers including blood pressure, glucose, insulin resistance, and cholesterol and triglyceride levels. The BMI/health connection didn’t pan out—by a long shot. Researchers found that nearly half of overweight men and women and 29 percent of obese people were otherwise totally healthy. On the flip side, more than 30 percent of those with normal BMIs were actually unhealthy according to those markers. “There are tens of millions of people who are overweight and obese and are perfectly healthy,” says study author A. Janet Tomiyama, PhD, assistant professor of psychology at UCLA. “Right now, we have this laser focu...

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