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Ideal Weight For Women Who Are Five Feet Six Inches Tall
Ideal weight: 133 plus or minus 15 for body build. ...Read more
Weight: 8 stones is smack dab in the middle with a range between 7 to 9 stones. ...Read more
You decide: Dr. Harte has given you good advice. The "ideal weight" charts are from a bygone age and are subscientific. Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you, when you are able to take part in physical exercise successfully at a level competitive with your peers or above. It's good that you ask, and I hope you'll focus on a healthy lifestyle all around rather than a number. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 5 feet 4 inch female. My age is 35. My weight is 72 kg.. Do you tell how much weight I have to lose ? What is ideal weight with this high?
Body mass index=27.4: Read this 1st: http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/the-problem-with-BMI. We technically define normal weight via body mass index (BMI), regardless of gender, age & ethnicity (so it doesn't matter that you live in Bangladesh). Go to http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmi-m.htm to calculate your BMI. Normal is 18.5-24.9. Theoretically you'd need to lose approximately 7kg. ...Read more
General guidelines: There are many ways to look at this. For a 16 year old girl, the 50th %ile weight is 118 pounds, the 10th %ile is 100 pounds, and the 90th %ile is 154 pounds. Anywhere in that range probably is okay. If you calculate your bmi, and use adult guidelines, a normal bmi would occur between about 120 and 160 pounds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer