What's Your Waist-to-Hip Ratio?

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What's Your Waist-to-Hip Ratio?

There are several easy ways to assess your health risk at home using minimal equipment. Body Mass Index (BMI) is a long-standing and widely known assessment, yet studies have indicated that both waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio are better for assessing cardiovascular disease risk. Join ACE's Jessica Matthews as she explains how to perform these simple measurements at home.

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Jessica Matthews, MS, E-RYT500, is a well-known blogger and kinesiology professor at Point Loma Nazarene University. In addition to holding ACE Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor and Health Coach certifications, she is an experienced registered yoga teacher through Yoga Alliance. Jessica is regularly cited as a wellness expert by outlets such as CNN, Shape, Self and The Washington Post.

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