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Doctor insights on: Healthy Bmis For Female Athletes

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Bmi and average weight for a 5'10" female?

Bmi and average weight for a 5'10" female?

130-170 pounds.: By BMI calculations, your weight should be in the 130-170 range to be considered healthy. Granted the BMI is not an ideal index as it doesn't take into account body composition (muscle versus fat) or coincident medical conditions. But that would be your range strictly based on your height. ...Read more

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Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more


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What is a healthy BMI for women who are overweight?

What is a healthy BMI for women who are overweight?

Around 22-25: The "normal" range for body mass index is 18-25. This does not take into account body composition. When losing weight to reach this range you must exercise and get enough protein to maintain lean muscle mass while losing body fat. ...Read more

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Whatnis the ideal weight for. 5'4 teen female?

Whatnis the ideal weight for. 5'4 teen female?

Varies by age: You can go to the cdc website and download a growth chart and plot the height and weight at any given age. The percentile of weight should correspond to the percentile of height. (a 75% tall person should be 75% weight) www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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Healthy weight for 5'5" 16 yr old female?

Healthy weight for 5'5" 16 yr old female?

Pediatric BMI: A "healthy" weight is one that will result in a Body Mass Index (BMI) between the 5th and 85th percentile for a child's age and sex. For a 16 year old female, this BMI range is approximately 16.75 to 24.6. At 5'5", this translates roughly into a range of 101 - 148lbs. Please consult with your doctor if you have specific questions regarding your child's weight. ...Read more

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What weight do you consider a healthy weight for a 19 year old female at 5'2" tall?

What weight do you consider a healthy weight for a 19 year old female at 5'2" tall?

Depends: It is depend on your frame structure -small, medium or large frame but with your age and height, i would think that 100-110 lbs . Check with your doctor when you see her next, . ...Read more

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Female 22years old Not physically active Eats 1500kJ per day BMI 18.1 Is this BMI too low ? What is considered anorexia BMI?

Female
22years old
Not physically active
Eats 1500kJ per day
BMI 18.1

Is this BMI too low ?
What is considered anorexia BMI?

No: As long you are in good health, performing your daily activities, not obsessed with your weight, it is okay. You will gain weight, as you age, do not get too worked up if your BMI goes up to 20 or so. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is a healthy male BMI the same as a female's bmi?

No: Optimal bmis for males could be in the teens (17%) while women require more body fat at around 24%, . ...Read more

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Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Aerobic exercise: The best weight loss exercise for a 13 year old girl is aerobic/cardio and enjoyable so that she will continue exercising as a healthy lifestyle habit. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight for a 50-year old female who is 6 ft. Tall?

What is a healthy weight for a 50-year old female who is 6 ft. Tall?

He will know: Body build and lifestyle preferences vary tremendously. A linebacker might be solid muscle and 240 lb; a sprinter might be 140 lb. the best answer is whatever looks and feels right to the person, with only a small amount of body fat, while they can engage successfully in their favorite athletic pursuit. All the rest is subscience; ignore it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the average lean body mass for a male and female athlete?

What is the average lean body mass for a male and female athlete?

5-20: The leanest athletes are often distance runners. At an elite level male could have a bf of 4.7 and women 14.3. ...Read more

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Ideal weight for a 5'4, 16 year old female?

Ideal weight for a 5'4, 16 year old female?

Look up "BMI": The Body Mass Index is a number based on only two things: weight and height. You can easily find a BMI calculator on Google. If your BMI is under 18, you are underweight. If it is over 30, you are considered obese. Of course, it's never that simple. If you have a lot of muscle mass, you can be in the overweight range, and still be okay! ...Read more

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What will be the ideal Max visceral fat % for male and female at 33 years old?

What will be the ideal Max visceral fat % for male and female at 33 years old?

Varies: especially because the BMI predictor is very bad if based just on weight and height. Calipers or measuring the folds of fat are much better indicators. about 22% fat is ok for males, a bit more for females Thru the main page, you can connect directly to me to ask more detailed questions http://www.nerdpocalypse.net ...Read more

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What is an ideal BMI for a 19 year old female?

Healthy BMI: The current accepted "normal" bmi is between 18.5-24.9. ...Read more

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

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

104-124: The average expected weight would be 112.However the healthy range is broader. Athletes would tend to be heavier. ...Read more

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What's the healthy weight for 35 year old male 5'11?

What's the healthy weight for 35 year old male  5'11?

Bmi: Depends on many factors, frame, muscle mass, fat but the average weight can be found on any body mass index chart. How much do you weigh? ...Read more

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Is a 5'9 16 year old female who weighs 150 pounds overweight?

Is a 5'9 16 year old female who weighs 150 pounds overweight?

BMI = 22.1: Your bmi is in normal range. Healthy weight range is within normal limits. You are not overweight. However, the only question is what is your current activity level? ...Read more

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Athlete (Definition)

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