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# Calculate Your Healthy Body Weight

Posted Jul 28 2009 11:20pm
 A dietitan gave me a quick way that I could help my clients figure out if their weight is in a healthy range for their height.Follow these three steps for yourself: 1.) Male Or FemaleIf you are Male and at least 5' 0" = start with 107 poundsIf you are Female and at least 5' 0" = start with 100 pounds2.) Inches Above 5 feetNext add 5 pound for every inch you are above 5 feet to the original total.3.) 10% Plus Or MinusAdd and subtract 10% of the sum to find your ideal weight rangeLANCE! As An Example: 1.) Definitely male and thank the lord I'm above 5 feet = 107 lbs.2.) I'm 5' 9", 5' 10" if I have a great hair spike...so 9 inches above 5 feet = 107 + (9x5) = 152 lbs.3.) 10% of 152 lbs. = 15.2 lbs. My target weight range is estimated to be 136.8 - 167.2Current weight is 165, so I fall within the range.How about you?