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Healthy weight and waist Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Tracking your waist circumference with body weight BMI over time, is an excellent way for you and your healthcare provider to understand how your body is changing as you age and to monitor your risk of heart disease and stroke.
Urban Dictionary: waist.
Commonly called that because it is a waste of space and if it weren't' there, then there'd' just be tits and ass! Noun - I" tell you man, if the waist weren't' there we wouldn't' have ta look after so much, and Vegas would be so much closer to Disneyland."
WAIST meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary.
Saksoni/iStock/Getty Image Plus/GettyImages. His shirt was open to the waist revealing a very hairy chest. The veil fell almost to her waist. I was starting to get a bit flabby around my waist. She held on tightly to his waist.
Waist size may be a predictor of life expectancy - Mayo Clinic.
For women, those with a 37-inch 94centimeter waist had an 80 percent higher risk of death than did women with a 27.5-inch 70-centimeter waist. A large waist circumference is a red flag for excessive abdominal fat, which is associated with obesity-related conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, high blood pressure and coronary artery disease.
waist Etymology, origin and meaning of waist by etymonline.
late 14c, middle" part of the body, also part" of a garment fitted for the waist, portion of a garment that covers the waist" but, due to fashion styles, often above or below it, probably from Old English wæst growth, hence, where" the body grows, from Proto-Germanic wahs-tu- source also of Old English wæstm, Old Norse vöxtr, Swedish växt, Old High German wahst growth, increase, Gothic wahstus stature, Old English weaxan to" grow" see wax v, from PIE wegs-, extended form of root aug- 1 to" increase."
Measure your waist not your weight Evergreen Life.
Most simply, a mans health is at risk if his waist is more than 94cm 37 inches, and a womans shouldnt go above 80cm 31.5 inches to avoid health complications. But youll get a more specific range if you compare your waist against another measurement.:
Measuring up Choose to Live Better.
Similarly, European women are described as being at high risk of developing these serious illnesses when they have a waist measurement of about 35 inches or more, and for Asian women when their waist measurement is about 32 inches or more.
Waist Circumference - an overview ScienceDirect Topics. ScienceDirect.
Waist circumference is strongly associated with risk of death, independent of BMI. 13,16, Waist circumference is also a criterion for the metabolic syndrome defined as the presence of three or more of the following five variables: large waist circumference, hypertension, elevated triglycerides, reduced HDL cholesterol, and elevated fasting glucose.
Waist Circumference an overview ScienceDirect Topics. ScienceDirect.
In individuals with a BMI above 35 kg/m 2, a waist circumference does not confer additional disease risk and therefore it is not necessary to measure waist circumference in patients with BMI 35 kg/m 2. High risk is defined by a waist circumference 40 inches 102 cm for men and 35 inches 88 cm for women 6.
Waist - Wikipedia.
On people with slim bodies, the waist is the narrowest part of the torso. Waistline refers to the horizontal line where the waist is narrowest, or to the general appearance of the waist. 1.1 Waist measurement. 1.2 Waist-hip ratio. 2 Society and culture. 2.2 Waist reduction and training. 4 See also. 6 External links. Because of this and because the waist is often synonymous with the stomach, one can become confused as to the exact location of the waist. Another confusing factor is that the waistline differs on different people. A study showed that self-reported measurements as opposed to measurement done by a technician, underestimated waist circumference and this underestimation increased with increased body size. In the study, waist circumference measured at the level of the umbilicus was larger than that measured at the natural waist. To locate the natural waistline, one need simply stand upright and then tilt over to the side keeping the legs and hips straight. Where the torso creases is the natural waistline. Waist measurement edit. The waist is usually measured at the smallest circumference of the natural waist, usually just above the belly button.
Waist workout video - NHS.
Video: Toning your waist 10 minutes. This workout video is suitable for beginners and people who have a basic level of fitness. Media last reviewed: 8 December 2020. Media review due: 8 December 2023. See exercise video safety information. The exercises in this video are suitable for most people.

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