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What would be an ideal weight for a 27 year old female with a large frame and 5' 9"? Thank you so much!
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
About 120 lbs: Although weight can vary for everyone, and different weight is appropriate for different people, for a person about 5'4" the ideal weight is about 100 lbs for 5 feet and then about 5 lbs per inch, so about 120 lbs give or take 10lbs. ...Read more
See below...: "Ideal weight" is a difficult thing to understand for most people. Doctors have used the Body Mass Index or BMI scale for years, but we are beginning to understand that it does not represent an accurate method of assessing how "healthy" someone's weight is. With that being said, for every one inch of height above 5 feet tall, one is allowed to be up to five lbs heavier, in this case 120 lbs. ...Read more
Is it true that you can determine your body frame with index finger and thumb for ideal weight calculation? Or regardless of the frame, BMI rules?
I'm 17 and 5'5. I have a medium frame. What weight is ideal? And what weight would be considered slim?
BMI 20 to 25: For your height the low end of normal is 120 and the upper end is 150. A good free tool to track your BMI and fitness/nutrition can be found at www.personalmedicineplus.com This will interpret your weight with a color code and also works with most connected health devices. Best of health! ...Read more
Im a 22yr old female at 5'0, Whats my ideal body weight while having a med body frame? I take daily walks(15-90mins), What can I do/eat to ⬆metabolism
Ideal body weight: A simple formula for women is to allow 100 pounds for being 5 feet tall and add 5 pounds for every inch taller than 5 feet. A fluctuation of 10 pounds in either direction of ideal weight is considered healthy. Increase your metabolism by eating a healthy breakfast, including healthy fats in your diet, such as avocado, salmon, nuts, drinking green tea, regular exercise and regular sleep pattern. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the age and frame size, but generally, a 43 year old woman who if 5 feet tall should probably weight between 105 and 115 pounds. Check out a body mass index (bmi) calculator and see what yours is. If you are in the 18-24 range, you are considered to be ok, although ideal is thought to be 22. ...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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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