As Wikipedia states it—“Metabolic age is a reflection of physical health in the form of a calculation based on the base metabolic rate (BMR). If someone’s metabolic age is lower than his or her actual age, it suggests that the body is in good health, while a metabolic age higher than the actual age indicates that someone may be experiencing health problems.”
When I went to Can’t Lose Diet to start my diet program, Pat Hall scanned my body and to my shock my metabolic age was 62 years old with a physique rating of “Overly Fat.” I wasn’t exactly surprised though because I knew I was 30 lbs. over my recommended weight, but I’ve always considered myself an active, sporty person who skis, golfs, bikes, and hikes, so this was a big blow to my self image. How could I, this incredibly active person have 38.5% body fat with 67 lbs. of fat on my 5’5” frame?
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