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What is my ideal weight?

What is my ideal weight?

Healthy weight range: At one's routine check-up, he can ask about his "ideal" weight, which usually means his "healthy weight range". The best weight for a person varies, depending on amount of muscle, body build, any medical problems, etc... For a guy, a quick estimate is 106 pounds for the first 5 feet of height, plus 6 pounds for each additional inch. So, for a 68" person, an estimate can be 106+48 = 154 pounds. ...Read more

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What is my ideal weight for age 37 5'3 female?

What is my ideal weight for age 37  5'3 female?

111 TO136LBS: Ideal weight depending on your frame which can be small/medium/large is anywhere from 111 lbs to 136 lbs. ...Read more

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I have 5, 6 and 138 lbs. What is my ideal weight?

I have 5, 6 and 138 lbs. What is my ideal weight?

Sounds good: You're a young man, and the real test of your right weight is whether you're reasonably light on the body fat and are competitive at your favorite sport. Gold-medal track athletes are often "underweight" while solid-muscle, zero-bodyfat linebackers are often "obese". Whatever looks and feels right for you while you're physically fit. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How should I gain weight to reach my ideal weight?

How should I gain weight to reach my ideal weight?

Foods to help with: healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, Smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), Greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more

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What should my ideal weight be i m 5 10 and 35 yr old male?

What should my ideal weight be i m 5 10 and 35 yr old male?

165: Assuming you are above average build, your ideal weight is between 156-168 lbs. ...Read more

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My age 32 and height 5.5 inch what should be my ideal weight?

My age 32 and height 5.5 inch what should be my ideal weight?

"Ideal" weight,: which does not mean what you SHOULD weigh, which can vary significantly, would be approx. 136#. Your best could could be much different. ...Read more

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I'm 25 years old and im 5'7".. What should my ideal weight be?

I'm 25 years old and im 5'7".. What should my ideal weight be?

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

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Hi. My age is 18 and I'm 187cms tall. What is my ideal weight?

Hi. My age is 18 and I'm 187cms tall. What is my ideal weight?

Variable: If you use the Body Mass Index method, the listed ideal BMI is 21.6 which corresponds to a weight of 168 lb. If you use the growth charts of the CDC, the expected weight corresponding to that height is 185 lb. Physique/muscle mass and bone structure play a role in the process. ...Read more

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I am a 53 year old woman 5ft 7' tall. what should be my ideal weight?

I am a 53 year old woman 5ft 7' tall.
what should be my ideal weight?

130 to 140 lbs: The real answer to this question, as with most questions, is it depends. It depends on whether or not you have been close to this weight through most of your life. Ideal weight for a young woman at 5'7" tall is 135 lbs; at 53, it can be a little higher. But what is your body fat? Are you fit and muscular? If you have been 50+ pounds more than this for years, then 145 to 150 pounds would be great ...Read more

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Would like to know my ideal weight im 54yrs height 5ft 3in weight 10st?

Would like to know my ideal weight im 54yrs height 5ft 3in weight 10st?

If you: Are a female, your "ideal" weight would be about 115 #; if you're a male it would be about 124# -- but those numbers do not mean that's what you should weigh. Check w/your doctor. You currently weigh about 140#. ...Read more

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My height is 5'8 weight 145 lbs .....Whats my ideal weight for 41 female?

My height is 5'8 weight 145 lbs .....Whats my ideal weight for 41 female?

You are ideal!: Based on crude measure for females, it is 100 lbs for 5 ft plus 5 pounds per inch, equal to 140 lbs in your case! congrats! ...Read more

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I am 5'0 tall and 47 years old and active, what should my ideal weight be?

I am 5'0 tall and 47 years old and active, what should my ideal weight be?

Youthful bodyweight: Think of when you were 21 years old-- how much did u weigh then? And how did your body look? Through exercise and excellent nutrition I think we can slow the aging process and look/feel good. Weight is just a number on a scale-- better to take a different perspective I would say. Keep in mind- muscle is denser than fat! Results may take some time but don't give up! Live well! ...Read more

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What would my ideal weight be for my height at 154cm age 16 and I'm female ?

What would my ideal weight be for my height at 154cm age 16 and I'm female 
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Weight calculation : The calculation for ideal body weight is 100 lbs for the first five feet, 5 lbs for each additional inch. For males, 106 lbs and 6 lbs for each additional inch. You may add or subtract ten percent. You can also look at http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41c018.pdf ...Read more

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I am 52 years old my height is 164 need to know my ideal weight ... Thank you?

I am 52 years old my height is 164 need to know my ideal weight ... Thank you?

Ideal body weight: Is a hot topic for debate. Currently a healthy body mass index (bmi) is defined as 18-5-24.9. Which based on your height and sex equates to 59.9 to 81 kg. ...Read more

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What should be my ideal weight if my height is 5.5 inches and my weight is 78?

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

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Hi..im 25 years old i would like to know what is my ideal weight..im 80kilo now ?

Hi..im 25 years old i would like to know what is my ideal weight..im 80kilo now 
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Ideal weight: Weight should be based on height. You should be able to measure your Body Mass Index, which is your weight in KG divided by height in meter square. kg/m2. Ideal should be between 15-20. please calculate the BMI and figure out the ideal weight. ...Read more

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I'm 38 yrs and 5' 10" tall. What would be my ideal weight? I'm currently at 167 lbs

I'm 38 yrs and  5' 10" tall. What would be my ideal weight? I'm currently at 167 lbs

Approximately 166: There are several ways to estimate ideal body weight. One way for men with a medium frame is to use the following equation: 106 pounds + 6 pounds for every inch over 5 feet. In your case this would equal 166 pounds. ...Read more