Assessment 1: Body-composition


What is it: When we talk about body composition, we are talking about your weight and how your weight is distributed.  Research has shown that fat distribution is a very important measure when predicting disease risk. We know that the fat that accumulates around your belly is far more dangerous to your health than fat deposited around the butt and thighs.

Step 1:  Measure your waist at the height of your belly button

Don’t forget to write this down on your progress sheet

Step 2:  Weigh yourself and measure your height.

Step 3:  Calculate your BMI.

You will find the formula for your BMI is on your progress sheet or you can use the BMI calculator in the sidebar *You can use the disease risk model on your progress-sheet to find out how your measurements are effecting your health  [button link=”″]next[/button]