Health Assessment and Comparison
How is Brian Kondas’ health and how does his health assessment compare to others? First, let’s assess his Body Mass Index (BMI) and how it compares.
At a weight of 164 and a height of 6′ 2″ Brian’s BMI is 21. Almost half of the middle-aged men his age (47) are obese with a BMI of 30 or higher. Thus, Brian’s BMI is significantly less (9 units lower) than half the men his age. So how is Brian’s health in terms of waist ratios and body fat percentage?
Brian’s Waist Ratios and Body Fat %
The man Brian Kondas has a 33-inch waist and 39-inch hips. Thus, his waist-to-hip ratio (33/39) is .846. Since his ratio is under .90, Brian is a healthy weight. In comparison, about half of middle-aged men have a waist circumference that exceeds their hips. Thus, nearly half of men Brian’s age have a waist-to-hip ratio greater than 1.
Brian’s waist-to-height ratio (33/74) is .445. Thus, Brian has a healthy weight in relation to his height.
Finally, Brian’s has a 7.7% body fat percentage according to skinfold calipers and 11% body fat percentage measured by bioelectrical impedance. Thus, his fitness level is athletic between 6% and 13%.
In comparison, about half of middle-aged men Brian’s age are obese with a body fat percentage of over 25%. Thus, Brian has significantly less body fat (at least 15% less) than half the men his age.
Who is Brian Kondas?
At 6′ 2″ tall and 164 pounds, the runner Brian Kondas achieved a healthy weight (BMI 21). As a 47-years-old with a waist size of only 33 inches, Brian is uniquely qualified to lead by example America’s battle against obesity.
Brian is the founder of Big Weight Loss, which helps overweight and obese Americans achieve healthy weight. Brian writes Blog articles to guide your weight loss. Moreover, Brian SEO optimizes these blog posts to rank in search engine results.
Furthermore, he produces videos on YouTube channel and Tiktok. For example, you can watch videos of Brian running with his German Shorthaired Pointer dogs Romeo and Juliet. On Tiktok, watch me recommend and then eat two foods for snacking.
- Born on February 6, 1974
- Lives in Palm Harbor, Florida
- Married to Shannon Kondas, a licensed psychologist
- For more info call or text 813-368-1500
Brian’s Running Goal in 2021
In the United States, Brian has run several 5K (3.1 miles) races. However, in 2021 his goal is to run a half marathon (13.1 miles). He has registered and plans to run the Best Damn Race in Safety Harbor, FL on October 17, 2021. This will be his first half marathon and he will train for 6 months from April 1 to October 1. Brian Kondas’ goal is to complete the half-marathon with a finishing time of under 2 hours (less than 9:10/mile pace).
Half Marathon Runners
According to the State of Running, there were 2.1 million global half marathon runners in 2018. This report analyzed over 100 million race results in 70,000 events from 1986 to 2018. Based on the global population of 7.63 billion in 2018, only .027% (1 in 3,633 people) globally ran a half marathon race in 2018. Furthermore, the average male pace was 9:07/mile (just under two hours).
Compared to other running distances (5K, 10K, and Marathon), people who ran half marathons had the fastest running pace. Currently, there are more female runners in the U.S. (58%) than male runners. The U.S. has the most 5K races (50%), while France and the Czech Republic have the most half-marathon races.
25% of U.S. races (1 in 4) are half marathons. In 2018, the number of U.S. runners is .1% of the population. Since the 2018 U.S. population was 326,971,407, the total number of American runners was about 327,000. However, only 25% of American runners (81,742) ran half marathons. Hence, .025% of the U.S. population are half marathon runners. Thus, 1 in 4,000 Americans has run a half marathon.
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