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How Much You Should Weigh For Your Height
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
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
Wanted to know where can I find a chart that tells me how much someone of such height should weigh?
Around: 140 to 171 pounds. Higher if you have a large amount of muscle. Take care. ...Read more
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
It depends.: Depending on your bone structure and how much muscle mass you have, a normal weight for your height could be anywhere from 105-130 lbs. Your doctor can look at your growth chart with you and can give you a better idea of what a healthy weight for you is. It's not healthy to be underweight or overweight. ...Read more
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
Girl or Guy?:
For a woman the formula is 100 pounds for 5 ft tall and 5 pounds for each inch thereafter (160 would be the answer)
for a man the formula is 106 pounds for 5ft tall and 6 poundsfor each inch thereafter. (he would be 178 plus a margin of 10% for frame size equals 161-195lbs). ...Read more
Found on internet:
Here's a handy site for that...
http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm. ...Read more
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
She decides: A person's best weight, at any age, is whatever looks and feels best to him/her while he/she is able to take part successfully in whatever sports he/she prefers. A sprinter and a linebacker may be the same height but differ by over 100 lb with each at his best weight. The stuff about 'bmi' has all elite strength athletes 'overweight' / 'obese' and elite triathletes 'underweight.' common sense. ...Read more
Hello. : Hello. No, you will need to use a scale to determine your weight. ...Read more
Weight loss: Fast weight loss is not the key. Research has shown that you increase the possibilities of failure if you try to lose it all faster. The key is -- going slow! Remember-- after all you did not gain 20 K (approx 44ibs) in 2 mnths.i strongly suggest against such strategy ...Read more
More calories : To gain weight you need to consume more calories than needed by your body on a regular day. Using the data that you gave, you need more than 1980 calories a day to gain weight. Look up basal energy expenditure for a calculator. ...Read more
Keep fit: Congratulations on wanting to improve your health! First of all you should try to get into a regular exercise routine combining cardiovascular activity and some strengthening work out, aim for at least 30 minutes on most days of the week. You also need to eat a well-balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables, lean meats, low fat dairy, whole grains, nuts. Good luck! ...Read more
What diest should I follow to reduce 30kgs in 4 months. I weigh 120 kgs, height 183cms and 23 years of age.
Diet slowly. See Dr.: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
I'm concerned about my weight. I'm 5'7 and weigh 140 lbs. but all my other friends who are the same height weigh less.
Can find out my weigh without weighing myself with my height the sizes of paints it wear. I'm 5' 7 and I wear a size 11
Hello. : Hello. It doesn't work that way. What if you had lots of muscles — they weigh alot? Or what if a person needed to wear really big pants because that part of them was large — but the rest of them was small? I think you will need to weigh yourself on a scale to find out how much you weigh. Take care. ...Read more
I am 5'9 and weigh 68 kgs....Though I am not satisfied with my height.... Is there any way possible that i ccan add up few more inches ... I am 19...
Growth very unlikely: An 19 yr old is not growing taller if his growth plates have fused. If not fused, he will grow a little (pediatrician's growth chart for him can tell if growth has stopped). To look taller, one can choose properly designed clothing & shoes, and have good posture. Vitamins, supplements, "special" foods, exercise, etc... will not make a person living in the U.S. taller (height here is genetic). ...Read more
I'm under weight and I tried all the ways to gain weight and didn't work is there any medicine or any plan can help me ps: my height:175cm my weigh:51kg?
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more
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
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