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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.
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).
Wanted to know where can I find a chart that tells me how much someone of such height should weigh?
It varies...: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but differ for each person based in age and level of activity as well. Http://www. Healthchecksystems. Com/heightweightchart. Htm.
Around: 140 to 171 pounds. Higher if you have a large amount of muscle. Take care.
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.
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.See 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.See 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).
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.
Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www. Halls. Md/ideal-weight/body. Htm.
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.
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.See 1 more doctor answer
Hello.: Hello. No, you will need to use a scale to determine your weight.
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-- afterall you did not gain 20 K (approx 44ibs) in 2 mnths. I strongly suggest against such strategy
More calories: To gain weight you need to consume more calories then needed by your body on a regular day. Using the data that you gave, you need more then 1980 calories a day to gain weight. Look up basal energy expenditure for a calculator.See 1 more doctor answer
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