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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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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