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Good post Oh Dear. I know people who look podgy but are still very active and fit; I also know others who look "trim" but virtually pass out walking up a hill. Clearly measuring aerobic fitness requires far more than just a measurement of weight. I also think the BMI index is misleading - it is far too simplistic a measurement. As you say, some rugby players would be considered dangerously obese - but I wouldn't fancy telling them that! I think the whole point of this is that the whole thrust of promoting healthy living needs to change from penalising unhealthy choices to promoting healthy choices. People generally respond better to positive encouragement than being treated like naughty children.