# BMI Calculator for Men

#### * Based on 1985 NIH recommendation

To wide extent, any BMI calculator for individuals older than 20 years can be applied as a BMI calculator for men. The case is that the determination of body mass index for both men and women is realized in accordance with an identical BMI formula. BMI between 18.5 and 25 is a sign of normal weight for men and women. Nevertheless, BMI values for normal weight range and general understanding of ideal weight differ in various cultures and countries. Our BMI calculator for men is based on the recommendations of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In 1985, the NIH consensus conference suggested the notions of overweight at BMI of 27.8 for men and 27.3 for women. Thus, NIH consensus conference recommended different values of overweight BMI for men and women. Therefore, we created special BMI calculator for males only. This BMI calculator for males is offered for men older than 20. Children and teenagers younger than 20 years should use BMI Calculator for Children and Teens.

## Imperial BMI Calculator for Males

## Metric BMI Calculator for Males

Note: Taking into account that BMI for normal weight range may be different in various cultures and countries, we consider that BMI above 30 is more significant. If the BMI calculator for men displays BMI greater than 30, it signifies that your weight falls under obesity category and you should ask for your doctor's advice.