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Please give advice on how much I should weigh for my height and age?

Please give advice on how much I should weigh for my height and age?

Can look at a chart: Easy way to estimate without looking at charts is to start with 106 pounds for 5 foot male, add 6 pounds for each inch.Female at 5 feet starts at 100 pounds and add 5 pounds/inch above that. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how much should weigh for my height and age as i get shorter?

Please give advice on how much should weigh for my height and age as i get shorter?

Same: Some say use data for your tallest height. Others say use your present height. Most charts ask for present height. There is evidence that losing weight to match your decreasing height is not healthy.. Body mass index (bmi) may be better than weight alone. Wt. In lbs divided by height in inches, squared, times 703. (18.5 to 25 is ideal ). ...Read more

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At 50, 5' 8" how much should I weigh for age and height?

At 50, 5' 8" how much should I weigh for age and height?

154 pounds: Easy way to estimate without looking at charts is to start with 106 pounds for 5 foot male, add 6 pounds for each inch=another 48 pounds-totaling 154 pounds. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and a GUY, my height is 5'4 how much should I weigh?

Concern about Weight: I understand your concern about your weight. Weight depends upon your built, diet, exercise and stresses in your life. For your age and height average weight is 135 lbs (Range 115-155lbs) It is NOT what your weight is IT IS How you accept yourself See a Therapist for self- acceptance, self-esteem, coping skills for stresses of parental fights, separation, divorce; peer pressure and identity. ...Read more

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How much should I weigh for my age and height if 18 and 5 6?

How much should I weigh for my age and height if 18 and 5 6?

Girl or Guy?: For a woman the formula is 100 pounds for 5 ft tall and 5 pounds for each inch there after ( 160 would be the answer) for a man the formula is 106 pounds for 5ft tall and 6 poundsfor each inch there after. ( he would be 178 plus a margin of 10% for frame size equals 161-195lbs). ...Read more

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I am almost 25 yrs old and my height is 5' 2". How much should I weigh?

108-143 lbs: At age 25 and 5'2'' ideal body weight small frame 108-121 lbs medium frame 118 132 lbs large frame 128-143 lbs. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how much should I weigh at my age and height of 20, 6'3"?

196: By american standards the wieght would be 106 pounds for 6 feet and 6 pounds for each additional inch (15 x 6 =90) 196 is the goal weight- you can add and subtract 10% for small and large frames making the range- 176-216 pounds. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how much should I weigh height and age of 6 ft and 28?

Please give advice on how much should I weigh height and age of 6 ft and 28?

BMI Calculator: Men between 160-185 woemn between 145-160 this is base on bmi (body mass index)calculators that are available to you online. This calculates percentage of your body fat. As long as you fall between the regular bmi, you are in good shape. Your primary care doctor can help you out with this as well. ...Read more