The Body Mass Index (BMI) is used to evaluate body mass.

To Calculate your Current BMI, first choose “Metric” Setting option, then enter your Height & Weight. Then click on Calculate.

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BMI Meaning

Based on the Body Mass index, people are categorized as Normal weight, Overweight, or Obese. Please view these BMI Ranges to determine if you are in a Healthy Range

Under 18 = underweight

18-24  = Normal

25-30 = Overweight

30-35 = Obese Class I

36-39.9 = Obese Class II

40 +   = Obese Class III

The Key Factor for Improving your Body Shape and your Health is your Body Composition:

The Ratio of Muscle to Fat (Bodyfat vs Lean Muscle) is commonly known as your Body Composition. Losing Bodyfat must be the Goal of your Weight-loss plan, as this is the key to re-shaping your body and is the key to decreasing your risk of health problems. The way to measure your Body Composition is by calculating your Bodyfat % with a Bodyfat Caliper.

The Following Chart indicates the ideal Bodyfat Percentages for a Healthy, Active Adult who is physically active and has a goal to be Lean, and is of Age of approx 21 – 40 years old:


A Healthy range of Bodyfat Percentage for women is 18-22%

A Good Bodyfat Percentage for average women is 18%

A Lean Fitness Body, Bodyfat Percentage for women is 14 – 16%

An unhealthy bodyfat percentage is 28% and up for women


A healthy range of bodyfat Percentage for men is 12 – 15%

A Good Bodyfat Percentage for average men is 10-12%

A Lean Body, Bodyfat Percentage for men is 8%

An unhealthy Bodyfat percentage is 22% and up for men

Bodyfat % Goals are determined dependant on Age Factor.

Lady Transformation

  Before 37%                      After at 12%

Male Transformation

  Before 28%                      After at 8%

If you would like to have your Full Body Assessment done, which includes your Scale Weight, Bodyfat Percentage Calculation, Frame, as well as Body Measurements. We will then set your Healthy Ideal Goal Weight & Body Goals. Please contact us if you would to book your Body Assessment Appointment.

Healthy Nutritional Meal Plans should include 5-6 Regular Meals in a day, with an even distribution of Carbohydrates and Proteins to stabilise blood sugar levels, and increase Metabolism. To achieve great results the Meal Plan must be personalised to Clients specific Kilojoule requirements & Goals.

Kilojoule Requirements are dependant on each individuals Height, Age, Goal Weight and Body Goals and their Training Levels & Intensity of Training. We need to provide our Bodies with the Correct Kilojoules and Nutrients to be able to function optimally, Mentally and Physically on a daily basis.

Lose Bodyfat, get Healthy and Feel Great !


Please contact Body Sculpt Doc, Kevin Naude’ on 082 6644108 or email him on if you have any further questions regarding BMI or Bodyfat Percentage or if you would like to book your Appointment to order your Healthy Eating Weight Loss Meal Plan or to have your Full Body Assessment done, our Offices are in Somerset West, Cape Town. Or you can Order your Meal Plan online.

Body Sculpt Doc – “Sculpting Healthy Bodies through Intelligent Nutrition”.