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My age is 49 years any my height is about 5ft 8 inches, what should be ideal body weight. Right now I am weighing 76 KGS.

My age is 49 years any my height is about 5ft 8 inches, what should be ideal body weight. Right now I am weighing 76 KGS.

Normal: Normal would be about 74kgs which would give you a BMI of 24.8. Which would be considered about normal for your sex and age and height. ...Read more

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Ideal body weight and height of 3 yrs and one month boy ?

Ideal body weight and height of 3 yrs and one month boy ?

Wide range of normal: With such a wide range of normal at 3 years old, the best resource for determination of "ideal" is your son's pediatrician during a well child exam. Nonetheless, having said that, you may benefit by visiting "www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts" & select the cdc growth charts for children age 2 years of age & older in the U.S. You will see graphically that a growing normal 3 yr-old boy may vary from 12-20kg. ...Read more

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My body weight is 61kg which I feel is low according to my height(5ft9") and age 24. What can do to increase my weight to an extent which would be ok?

My body weight is 61kg which I feel is low according to my height(5ft9") and age 24. What can do to increase my weight to an extent which would be ok?

Healthy Weight: I understand your concern about low weight Commend yourself for not being desperate to gain weight! Focus on your Energy to do many activities, and Achievements in your life. Feel good about yourself-image. Consider 2500 Cal/day of: Milk, yogurt, Brown Rice, quinoa, millet, barley, or buckwheat, Oatmeal. Vegetables-Fruits - Beans and lentils, soy foods, nuts, Salmon, trout or herring twice a week ...Read more

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How shall i lose weight from my thighs. My body weight of 49kg & height is 5'7". I feel my thighs are little heavier according to my body.

How shall i lose weight from my thighs. My body weight of 49kg &  height is 5'7". I feel my thighs are little heavier according to my body.

Hard to do: It's almost impossible to lose weight from just one body area. You can lose fat and build-up muscle by exercising that area, but muscle adds weight and the muscle in ther area may make it larger than when it was less muscular. Depending on your body type, fat will deposit and break down from general exercise and proper eating. ...Read more

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What is 85% of my ideal body weight i'm 1, 83 (about 5'11.5)?

What is 85% of my ideal body weight i'm 1, 83 (about 5'11.5)?

You're not a number: "ideal weight" is entertainment and subscience. Your best weight is whatever looks and feels right to you with you doing well at your favorite sports. The last few years' worth of prospective studies have exploded "pop" notions in which body mass index was misapplied. Hit exercise hard, eat sensibly, take charge and be the person and have the body that you know is right for you. ...Read more

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How can you calculate your ideal body weight?

BMI and body fat: There are two ways. The more traditional way is to calculate your body mass index (check at wellesleymd.Com). Ideal bmi is 22-23, since your height is stable, if you get your weight there, that'll be ideal. What i like more is body fat which is more consistent with being healthy. Get your body fat checked, for male ideal is between 14-18%, female 18-26%. So lose enough fat to get your fat in range. ...Read more

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What is a good way to calculate ideal body weight?

What is a good way to calculate ideal body weight?

No need to: You will recognize your ideal weight, because it's the body weight and habitus that looks and feels right to you while you are doing the fitness activities that you enjoy, keeping up with peers. There's almost no science to the beancounter "ideal weight" tables; most recently the "overweight" people live longer and have less of all the common diseases. You decide what's best. Stay healthy. ...Read more

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What's the best way to determine the ideal body weight?

Estimate with BMI: No simple tool is perfect, the the bmi does provide a rough estimate.Bmi equals your weight in pounds mulitplied by 703 then divided by the square of your height in inches. 18-25 is ideal, 25-30 is overweight, over 30 is obese and less than 18 is underweight. It is inaccurate in very muscular individuals, where the calculated value will be too high due to muscle mass. ...Read more

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What is the best method for determining ideal body weight?

What is the best method for determining ideal body weight?

BMI is ok: Bmi or body mass index is an ok way to calculate your ideal weight. Using pounds and inches: bmi = ( weight in pounds / ( height in inches x height in inches ) ) x 703 bmi prime is the bmi/25. This gives a percentage that you may be overweight (1.34= 34% overweight). ...Read more