What is Normal Growth? (Part 2 – BMI)

What is Normal Growth? (Part 2 – BMI)

Measured height and weight parameters can be used to calculate a child’s body mass index (BMI), which is then plotted on a BMI growth chart to assess whether a child is underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese. In adults, BMI ranges are set: any adult with a...
Body Composition: Which Numbers Matter?

Body Composition: Which Numbers Matter?

Over the years, my perspective on numbers and their value has changed with respect to health and the body. Before I knew much about exercise science or even heard of the words “body composition,” the only thing I knew about was weight. And that word was “scary.” Like...
Gym Lingo 101

Gym Lingo 101

There are standard terms used across the fitness industry, but each club will likely have its own lingo. The list below includes lingo commonly heard in fitness facilities, along with definitions. The more you know, the more likely you will go! Acronyms AMRAP: As many...