Sunday, 17 September 2017
Who to believe?
No weight loss this week but I'm happy I haven't gained as I had a work night out on Friday. I did save up my points to compensate but I'm still recovering from 3 glasses of wine with tapas. The restaurant was very good at labeling the gluten free dishes although I had to work out if there was dairy in them. Obviously I didn't work out everything! Ah well.
Just out of curiousity I was looking at some of the info out there that's supposed to help you with weight loss. I did the NHS healthy weight calculator and it told me I was overweight for my age, height and activity level. Quelle surprise!!
But I found it interesting that it suggests I lose 15kg just to be in the middle of my healthy weight range. Eeeek!!
I've been watching the BBC's 'How to stay young' programme and did their How are you aging? test. I answered the questions honestly. Apparently I have the fitness level of a 20 year old!!
So I'm overweight and need to lose 15kg to be healthy but my lifestyle suggests I have the fitness of a 20 yo! Who to believe??
I'm interpreting it as I'm making sensible lifestyle choices but need to lose a bit weight. Common sense really!