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How much daily physical activity do I need to maintain healthy weight?

Calories and exercis: Combination of caloric restriction and at least half hour of moderate intensity exercise are needed for optimum effectiveness. ...Read more

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Gaining Weight (Checklist)

Eat nuts
Daily
Increase healthy oils
Daily
Do resistance training
Every other day
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What is the average weight for a 5'2" 18 year old female?

What is the average weight for a 5'2" 18 year old female?

BMI is ok: Underweight: < 101 pounds. Normal: 102-137 pounds. Overweight: 138-164 pounds. Bmi or body mass index is an ok way to calculate your ideal weight. Using pounds and inches: bmi = ( weight in pounds / ( height in inches x height in inches ) ) x 703 bmi prime is the bmi/25. This gives a percentage that you may be overweight (ie. 1.34= 34% overweight). ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 5'1up female 18 year old?

What is the average weight for a 5'1up female 18 year old?

Wow!Almost anything!: There's a huge variation of normal sizes for an 18 year old girl...Genetically predetermined; although nutritional intake may modify this. Go to the website "www.Cdc.Gov"; type "growth charts" in the search box in the right upper corner of this webpage; click thru the menus until see appropriate chart for 18 yr-old girls. The 50th %tile could be considered "average"--but normal is 5th-85th %tile. ...Read more

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Gaining Weight (Checklist)

Eat plenty of protein & carbs. Calories in should be > than out.
Once
Do high-intensity weight training to add muscle
3x week
Get plenty of sleep
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Gaining Weight (Checklist)

Eat 6 small meals a day
Once
Keep track of your calories in and out for a net gain
Daily
Perform weight training
5x week
Don't miss any meals, including breakfast
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I am 5'6 and 110 pounds, 18 year old female. I am sick of being so scrony and would like to gain weight. How? Or how many calories each day?

I am 5'6 and 110 pounds, 18 year old female. I am sick of being so scrony and would like to gain weight. How? Or how many calories each day?

DOCTOR FIRST: Make sure you don't have any medical conditions like hyperthyroidism that keep you "scrawny". If that has been done, you are looking at needing 2500-3000 calories per day for regular routine activity/lifestyle, more if you exercise a lot. Try to increase the calories with healthy things like nuts, proteins, dairy products. Put cheese sauce on your veggies, have a handful of almonds for a snack! ...Read more

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