Body Mass Index Slammed By Bicycling Magazine (partial quote from page 51, September, 2005):
When you try to make the BMI work for cyclists, or football players, or anyone with a lot of muscle mass, it is not a very good indicator of fitness, says Conrad Ernest, director of the Center for Human Performance at the Cooper Institute in Dallas . . . .
A better idea. Realize that body types are in many ways preprogrammed . . . . It might be better to accept that genetic gift and work with it.
This sidebar gives several examples of the misapplication of the BMI.
Read it yourself!