Posts Tagged ‘ BMI ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Change: Moving in Slow Motion

Last Wednesday night, I went to the UCSF RunSafe clinic. You might remember that I did the other part of the clinic, the VO2 max and lactate threshold training, back in December. I wanted to complete the program and learn how to run without injury. At the clinic, there are four runners and four analysis […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Does BMI Really Matter?

“According to the Kaiser BMI chart, I’m obese,” said a friend who does not visually appear to be anywhere close to obese. It was the sort of conversation that made me doubt the value of the body mass index (BMI) chart. Obese? Really? It was the sort of thing that made me question the validity […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo The Numbers Game

I don’t weigh myself. I’ve always felt that the numbers game wasn’t as relevant as other factors, namely how you feel and how your clothes fit. It wasn’t until I broke my foot that I started to realize how true that was. When I went to urgent care, they weighed me: 151.5 lbs. Eight weeks […] Read More