Nobody loves their tummy. Except maybe the ultra-fit, and that isn’t the majority of us. But here’s the thing: you may be missing a key fact about your waist measurement that has big implications for your health.
Here it is: your Waist-Hip-Ratio is one of the key indicators of both your current health, AND your future health. Yep. Your WHR is a like a magic ball predicting your future.
It’s been conclusively linked to your risk of developing diabetes, hypertension, complications from trauma, death from heart failure, and even chronic kidney disease. Yikes!
Here’s the good news: you can easily monitor this key health marker yourself!
- Measure your waist at the smallest point (but no holding your breath!)
- Measure your hips at the widest point.
- Divide your waist measurement by your hip measurement. (Ex: 26″/36″ = .72)
And here’s how to interpret your results:
Want some really good news? If you are in the Moderate or High range, lowering that number by 5% or more has immediate benefits.
If you are struggling with stubborn belly fat, there may be factors besides diet and exercise that are keeping the weight on. Please reach out and book a Discovery Call. We can help!