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Find out your ideal weight based on your height

Thursday, 17 October 2013
People often have weight goals, however without consideration of height they can be unrealistic.  It is important to always factor height in determining your ideal weight.
Use the charts below to look up your height and find your corresponding ideal weight.  These should be used as a guide only.  If you are unsure of your result or need a more detailed and specific weight, please see your doctor.


 

    MENS CHART    
   Height (centimeters)  Small frame (weight in kgs) Medium frame(weight in kgs) Large frame(weight in kgs)
158 58 - 61 59 - 64 63 - 68
160 59 - 62 60 - 65 64 - 69
163 60 - 63 61 - 66 64 - 71
165 61 - 64 62 - 67 65 - 73
168 62 - 64 63 - 69 66 - 74
170 63 - 66 64 - 70 68 - 76
173 64 - 67 66 - 71 69 - 78
175 64 - 69 67 - 73 70 - 80
178 65 - 70 69 - 74 72 - 82
180 66 - 71 70 - 75 73 - 84
183 68 - 73 71 - 77 74 - 85
185 69 - 74 73 - 79 76 - 87
188 70 - 76 74 - 81 78 - 89
191 72 - 78 76 - 83 80 - 92
193 74 - 80 78 - 85 82 - 94




     WOMENS CHART    
Height (centimeters)  Small frame (weight in kgs) Medium frame(weight in kgs) Large frame(weight in kgs)
147 46 - 50 49 - 54 53 - 59
150 46 - 51 50 - 55 54 - 60
152 47 - 52 51 - 57 55 - 62
155 48 - 53 52 - 58 56 - 63
158 49 - 54 53 - 59 58 - 64
160 50 - 56 54 - 61 59 - 66
163 51 - 57 56 - 62 66 - 68
165 53 - 59 57 - 63 62 - 70
168 54 - 60 59 - 65 63 - 72
170 55 - 61 59 - 66 64 - 73
173 57 - 63 61 - 68 66 - 75
175 59 - 64 63 - 69 68 - 77
178 59 - 65 64 - 70 68 - 78
180 61 - 67 65 - 72 70 - 79
183 62 - 68 67 - 73 71 - 81
Another good indicator of your weight is your BMI.  Your BMI gives you a relative weight measurement based on your height and provides a healthy weight range.

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