How Much Should I Weigh?
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How Much Should a Woman Weigh?

If we're basing the number on height and body frame size, our recommended weight chart provides a good pattern for setting fitness goals.

Height In Feet & Inches

Woman, Small Body Frame

Woman, Medium Body Frame

Women, Large Body Frame

4'10" 102-111 109-121 118-131
4'11" 103-113 111-123 120-134
5'0" 104-115 113-126 122-137
5'1" 106-118 115-129 125-140
5'2" 108-121 118-132 128-143
5'3" 111-124 121-135 131-147
5'4" 114-127 124-138 134-151
5'5" 117-130 127-141 137-155
5'6" 120-133 130-144 140-159
5'7" 123-136 133-147 143-163
5'8" 126-139 136-150 146-167
5'9" 129-142 139-153 149-170
5'10" 132-145 142-156 152-173
5'11" 135-148 145-159 155-176
6'0" 138-151 148-162 158-179

How Much Should a Man Weigh?

Those lucky men. They have more muscle mass than we-women, and they also have larger bones in most cases - therefore they weigh more heavily than we do. They generally lose weight quicker than we-women too.

Height In Feet & Inches

Man, Small Body Frame

Man, Medium Body Frame

Man, Large Body Frame

5'2"

128-134

131-141

138-150

5'3"

130-136

133-143

140-153

5'4"

132-138

135-145

142-156

5'5"

134-140

137-148

144-160

5'6"

136-142

139-151

146-164

5'7"

138-145

142-154

149-168

5'8"

140-148

145-157

152-172

5'9"

142-151

148-160

155-176

5'10"

144-154

151-163

158-180

5'11"

146-157

154-166

161-184

6'0"

149-160

157-170

164-188

6'1"

152-164

160-174

168-192

6'2"

155-168

164-178

172-197

6'3"

158-172

167-182

176-202

6'4"

162-176

171-187

181-207

Keep in mind that there are numerous factors which impact ideal body weight including age, activity levels, muscle mass percentage and state of health. Only your doctor can provide your best weight.

Therefore, use the above information in establishing fitness goals because more often than not, all of us require a bit of adjusting as to 'perfect' body weight.

Diet & Weight Loss Foes: The Super Heroes of Dieting

Heroes dedicated to helping YOU lose weight!

Exercise to Rid Belly Fat, The Incredible Bulk

Bulk knows best! Beefing up the old bod with a few smart moves can keep you feeling pumped and looking sleek.

Bulk's Motto: Sometimes bigger IS better!

Resisting the Un-resistible, Hiderman

This superhero of dieting knows when to shove a good looking crème filled object into hiding.  

Hiderman's Motto: Out of sight; out of Diet Mind.

 

Switching Foods to Healthy Choices, The Fly

You gotta know when to hold 'em; know when to fold 'em; know when to walk away, and know when to fly.

Fly's Motto: Evil food items can be a fly in the ointment to your diet.

Embrace the 5 Food Groups, Wondercrust Woman

This classy superhero knows a good grain when she sees one.  

Her motto: There's more to dieting that bread and spring water.

Say No to Overeating, Flash Warden

Don't let your diet flash away right before your eyes! Keep focused. Know what evil goodies may be your vice and work very hard to keep them under lock and key.

Flash's Motto: Don't do it!

Using Low Calorie Ingredients While Dieting, Superpan

He can bring home the bacon, he can fry it up in a pan. He will never let you forget he's Superpan!

Frying not only adds tons of calories - but calories that are of the worst type - fat. These work to build layers of unwanted fat within the body over time when we exceed the amount of daily energy our body requires.

Pan's Motto: Use non-stick, no calorie cooking spray to FRY all of your food items.

In Summary

Well, there you have it - our Superhero's of Dieting.

Heed their sage advice and stick to your diet. Good things will soon come your WEIGH!

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