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Ideal Weight 510 Male
It depends: A man is at his best body weight if he has little or no body fat and is competitive at his favorite sport. This varies with build and interests. A lot of nonsense is written about "ideal weight". A gold-medal runner is likely to be "underweight". A zero-bodyfat football linebacker is likely to be "obese". Focus on fitness, rather than a number. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You decide: Are you a sprinter or a bodybuilder? Your best weight is what looks and feels right for you and lets you participate in sports successfully. A man does not need any body fat. You can gain muscle as your genetics and your eagerness to do resistance training allow. The "ideal weight" charts are "entertainment only". It's your body. ...Read more
You choose: The "ideal weight" charts are subscience / entertainment; olympic sprinters are "underweight" & super-fit linebackers "obese". A person's best weight is whatever looks and feels right to that person while he / she is able to keep up with peers at the fitness activities that he / she enjoys. I hope you've chosen a smart, fitness-focused lifestyle. ...Read more
Plus or minus: A 5'7" man should weigh about 70kg. ...Read more
What can be an ideal weight for an old caucasian male about 60 that is 5 ft. 10 in. with a medium build?
BMI: Body mass index (BMI) can be found on the internet and you will be asked to put in your height and weight. The upper limit of BMI is within normal. Anything higher than that is not too good. That said, if it is only a bit higher -relax!. If much higher try and see a dietitian and exercise trainer in order to get down to size. Do not try and get it down all at once! ...Read more
He can decide: "ideal weights" are based on old insurance company data that has little to do with real-world situations and in dealing with athletes, are meaningless. All sprinters were "undeweight", all strength athletes "overweight" with absurd results. Your friend wants to be lean and muscular and if he achieves this and likes the result, he has his perfect weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. I'm a 5'7" 27 year-old male, 182 lbs. I'd like to know my ideal weight, how to get to it and how to maintain it. Thanks. ?
Weight: Don't know your BMI. But a rough calculation would be up to 140 spot on, low of 127 & high of 154. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink 8 or > 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Exercise. ...Read more
BMI: A BMI (Body Mass Index) of 18.5-24.9 is normal. For the 1.7m female the ideal weight would be between 54kg to 72kg. You would need the height of the male to calculate it. Use the following link from the CDC to see for yourself. http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/metric_bmi_calculator/bmi_calculator.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is 160 pound over weight for 5'6 male what is a ideal weight for 5'6 male how should loose weight?
What can be a nice ideal weight for an adult male 5 feet 10 inches in excellent health? What is the source of your info?
Ideal weight: I am also 5 feet 10 inches tall and don't have any problem to my knowledge. I am 10 years older than you and doing OK - tennis is my hobby. You need appropriate muscle strength without carrying too much fat. You should also consider regular training. If all of the above are consistent with your concerns relax and enjoy the next many years. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
You decide: Ideal weight" charts are based on fallacies. If we believed them, then most triathletes would be "underweight" and most professional football players -- fantastic athletes -- would be "overweight." your ideal weight is whatever looks and feels right to you and enables you to perform your chosen sport(s) best. ...Read more