How Much Should a Male that is 5' 6" weigh?

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

Men 5' 6" in Height, Healthy Weight Ranges

If you have a small body frame your ideal weight may be:

136 pounds to 142 pounds

If you have a medium size body frame your ideal weight may be:

139 pounds to 151 pounds

If you have a large size body frame your ideal weight may be:

146 pounds to 164 pounds

Men & Recommended Weight Ranges, Diet & Health Tips

We have about thirty pounds to play weigh among our ranges above. Setting your first weight goal at 164 pounds makes a wise decision - even if you have a small skeletal frame. Adjust from there, if necessary. Your willpower will thank you.

How Many Daily Calories Do You Require?

136 - 142 pounds

For the inactive male, they will require about 1768 daily energy values.

For the active male within this weight range, they will need about 2414 daily calories.

139 - 151 pounds

For this range of body weights, men leading an inactive lifestyle require about 1807 kcals each day for good health.

For those men who have an active life, they will need about 2567 daily calories.

146 - 164 pounds

Inactive: This range of body weight requires about 1898 calories each day. They can enjoy close to 1,000 more calories simply by becoming more active.

Active Lifestyle: The active male in this weight range will require about 2788 daily energy values.

In Summary

For the male who is 5' 6" in height has a healthy weight range of 136 to 164 pounds - the lower end and upper end ranges.

So does this mean that if a man is 175 pounds and who is 5' 6" tall is overweight? Absolutely not! He may have more muscle mass or larger bones. Many personal factors are involved where body weight is involved - and it's never a set equation. Always allow yourself wiggle room when planning your diet - and don't be too restrictive or that in itself is enough to set off a binge and end the diet.

In addition, they require from 1768 to 2788 - or more calories daily depending upon their activity level, age, current state of health and their percentage of muscle mass within their body.


Recommended Calorie Needs for Individuals Weighing

102-110 pounds | 111-120 pounds | 121-130 pounds | 131-140 pounds

141-150 pounds | 151-160 pounds | 161-170 pounds

171-180 pounds | 181-190 pounds | 191-200 pounds

201-210 pounds | 211-220 pounds | 221-230 pounds

231-240 pounds | 241-250 pounds


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