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Am I too skinny? Male 5'10 130lbs. 19 years old

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

If you can do ten pushups, you are not too skinny.
Many elite athletes match you. Despite the "normal height-weight" charts (which are subscientific), a man needs no more fat on the rest of his body than there is on the back of his hand or his penis. Many women prefer a slim, light-framed man, and the large majority prefer a man with visible muscles (definition).

In brief: Depends

If you can do ten pushups, you are not too skinny.
Many elite athletes match you. Despite the "normal height-weight" charts (which are subscientific), a man needs no more fat on the rest of his body than there is on the back of his hand or his penis. Many women prefer a slim, light-framed man, and the large majority prefer a man with visible muscles (definition).
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

Many factors play a role in body weight.
Not the least of which is genetics. If you are healthy, no health issues, no drug issues (like amphetamine or Cocaine abuse), no eating disorder, the your ideal weight would be about 140 lbs. According to calle, et al nejm 1999;341:1097-1105.

In brief: Maybe

Many factors play a role in body weight.
Not the least of which is genetics. If you are healthy, no health issues, no drug issues (like amphetamine or Cocaine abuse), no eating disorder, the your ideal weight would be about 140 lbs. According to calle, et al nejm 1999;341:1097-1105.
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