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What is the average weight for my height of 5ft?

What is the average weight for my height of 5ft?

100-105: To calculate your ideal body weight, females= 100 lbs + 5 lbs per inch over 5 ft. Males= 106 lbs + 6 lbs per inch over 5 ft. These are ideal body weights- and most people are usually within 20% of their body weight. Anything more than 10% above your ideal body weight is considered obese. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight for my height as man at 6ft?

What is the normal weight for my height as man at 6ft?

149 - 188 pounds: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but if i saw a 6 foot tall guy that wieghed 149 pounds, i would wonder why? http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm. ...Read more

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What is the best weight for my age?

What is the best weight for my age?

Depends...: On your height and body frame; don't get stuck on a number per se - focus on healthy eating and fitness. ...Read more

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What is the appropriate weight for my height of 6ft?

Girl or Guy?: For a woman the formula is 100 pounds for 5 ft tall and 5 pounds for each inch there after ( 160 would be the answer) for a man the formula is 106 pounds for 5ft tall and 6 poundsfor each inch there after. ( he would be 178 plus a margin of 10% for frame size equals 161-195lbs). ...Read more

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I am a male and my height is 5'9 what is the correct weight for my height?

I am a male and my height is 5'9 what is the correct weight for my height?

You decide: The "ideal weight" charts are subscience / entertainment. Even the much-ballyhooed "body mass index" was meant for populations, not individuals. Olympic sprinters are "underweight"; elite superfit bodybuilder / linebackers are "obese." whatever weight looks & feels right to you and leaves you competitive at sports with your peers is the right weight. ...Read more

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Height is 5'6" and my weight is 72kg. What do you think should be the ideal weight for my height?

Height is 5'6" and my weight is 72kg. What do you think should be the ideal weight for my height?

You decide: "ideal weight" is subscience and entertainment. The latest studies show "overweight" living longer & being healthier. Calculate the bmi and the olympic sprint team is "underweight" and ultra-fit football linebackers "obese". Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you, while you're able to keep up with peers in the athletic activities you enjoy. ...Read more

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What is my healthy weight for my age of 55?

What is my healthy weight for my age of 55?

Not Associated: Weight and age are not generally associated except at birth. Healthy weight as an adult will vary depending on height, body composition, activity level, health issues, etc. ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight for my height of 70in? 60 female

What is the ideal weight for my height of 70in? 60 female

Lots of answers: You can look many different places and get many different answers. Based on the life insurance table that I have it is 145-159 lbs (female) and 154-167 (male). ...Read more

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My hight is 172cm.What is the best suitable body weight for me?

My hight is 172cm.What is the best suitable body weight for me?

You decide: Ignore the "ideal weight" subscience numbers. Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you and enables you to keep up in the fitness-sports you enjoy with your peers. Someone else can teach you to calculate the body mass index, but this is for non-athletes; track and field stars are "underweight" and bodybuilders / hollywood studs are all "overweight" or "obese". ...Read more

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What is the normal weight and height for a 16 year old?

What is the normal weight and height for a 16 year old?

CDC Growth Curve: Try plugging her numbers in to this chart http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf The 50% is average and of course there is a wide range of normal. BMI should be 20 to 25. Definitely not less than 18 for a young girl. More detailed history on the child may help answering this! ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight for a 5'0'' girl?

Idea weight: 100 pounds plus or minus 10% (in general). ...Read more

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I am over weight. What is the best exercise for me. My heart rate on average is 120.

I am over weight.  What is the best exercise for me. My heart rate on average is 120.

Aquatic exercise: Swim, water aerobics or walking in chest deep water. We are about 80% lighter standing in chest deep water due to buoyancy. This will make exercising easier. Start with an amount that is relatively easy and comfortable, then repeat 4 or more days per week and add a few minutes to the program once a week, initially only add 2-3 mins per week, so you don't over do it. Don't give up and keep moving. ...Read more

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To be 5foot7inch what is the weight for my hight?

To be 5foot7inch what is the weight for my hight?

Based on BMI: Ideal weight is based on a bmi (body mass index) of between 18.5 and 25. This would mean that a 5' 7" individual should weigh between 118-159 lbs. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight for a 12-year-old girl?

What is the normal weight for a 12-year-old girl?

Weight: the typical weight for a 12 year old girl would also depend on her height. However, the 50th percentile for weight for a 12 year old female would be around 95lbs. Ask your pediatrician to review your daughter's growth chart with you to determine if her growth is as expected. ...Read more

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What is the perfect weight for a man 57yrs and 5"6?

What is the perfect weight for a man 57yrs and 5"6?

See below: 106 ( for five feet) then add 6 pounds for each inch above five feet. So, 106 plus 36 = 142 now take into account frame size- 142 is for a small frame 156 for a medium frame 170 for a large frame. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight for a 13-year-old girl?

What is the normal weight for a 13-year-old girl?

13 years old: Your daughter must be having her height and weight checked at every clinic visit. These are attached to a Growth Curve for height and weight. Your doctor must share this with you and your daughter and based on what you find will determine whether your daughter is doing OK or not. I am surprised and disappointed that this information is not shared at every visit.. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight for a 14-year-old girl?

What is the normal weight for a 14-year-old girl?

Depends on height: healthy BMI for age is less than the 80% ile. you can use this tool: http://nccd.cdc.gov/dnpabmi/Calculator.aspx ...Read more

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What is the normal weight in kgs for baby 16months?

Growth chart: According to standard growth charts, if a baby girl is 16 months old and weighs 10.5kg, then 50% of all babies her age will be heavier, and 50% will be lighter... So she'll be right in the middle. ...Read more

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What is a normal weight for my height or BMI at 49?

What is a normal weight for my height or BMI at 49?

BMI: Normal bmi at the 50th percentile for your age is around 26. ...Read more