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Ideal Weight Calculator

How much should I weigh?

Enter your gender and height to calculate your ideal weight using industry accepted formulas. You can see the ideal weights and corresponding BMIs for the 4 most used formulas (Devine, Hamwi, Miller, and Robinson) by clicking the 'Show Additional Fields' icon button.

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Pam   I am 5'7 and I weigh 126 lbs and want to lose 15 lbs. how many calories should I consume daily? - 12/14/2014 1:43:35 PM

tiffany   im 10 and i weigh 167 what do i do i cant even do a pushup or situp - 12/8/2014 10:31:46 PM

John   I am a male 66 yrs old. I weigh 172 lbs and am 5ft 8inches tall. What do you think my BMI should be and my % of body fat. Also what should be my ideal weight. - 11/27/2014 4:52:53 AM

Diane   I am 60 years old and 5 foot tall how much should I weigh - 10/25/2014 5:01:41 PM

George J Marcy   I am 5 frt 7 in, 87 years old. How much should I weight? - 10/19/2014 2:13:27 AM

Mike   I am 67 yo man. I am 5'6" weigh 132lbs down from 147lbs. I lost the weight by walking on treadmill 4 speed walking for 1 hour every other day. On days I wasn't on treadmill I used free weights and did ab exercises. I stopped drinking sodas..and just drank water. I did have coffee just before exercise which helped me be motivated. I am now just maintaining weight and feel/look a lot better. - 10/16/2014 4:52:05 AM

Tia is da best   Hay my name is Tiana im fourteen weigh 52.4kg and my hight is 155cm My ideal weight is 52kg but I don't belive thats a good weight because all the girls at my school are skinny and have nice legs, the only thing I hate about my body is my legs thats were all my fat is stored because of my jeans there is positives to this Jean 1 is I am skinny everywhere else and I have a nice stomach (I think compared to some people) ok my question is how should I get rid my fat thighs without starving my self because like I said I'm skinny everywhere else, I have tried diets like sugar free but they only improve your wellbeing not weight I've also tried gym but I found that only builds thigh muscle So how can I lose my stupid thighs - 10/7/2014 4:03:07 AM

Rajeev Kumar Rana   How to gain my weight ??plz help me.... - 9/29/2014 10:10:22 AM

Rudolph Shelton   53 year old male, 5'8", holding a weight at 157 lbs. Gym 4 days a week,very little body fat. ? should my weight B? - 9/19/2014 7:06:01 AM

bigkid(reallybigkid)   im 11 yo girl and my weight is 72kg I have a friend who is the exact same he is unhappy to. I have tried diet and simple excercize but nothing seems to work... if you could help me and my mate thx plz you would save my life!!! - 9/14/2014 10:51:16 PM

Hannah Leighton   I only just turned 10 but I am only 21kg I have just recovered from anorexia I still feel and look fat - 9/12/2014 8:00:49 PM

Joyce   I am 71, med build, 5 ft 2, what is my ideal weight? I am now 68 kls - 8/15/2014 8:47:22 PM

anomouse   thessa you should be 47kg because you are 150cm and you are skills for your hight and i was you i would get knew friends because they arnt nice and if you just see fat its probably muscle - 7/20/2014 8:37:16 AM

ASHA SABU   I AM 31 YEARS OLD AND MY WEIGHT IS AROUND 63KG AND MY HEIGHT IS5'1"AND MY BELLY IS BECOMING TOO BIG CAN I KNOW WHAT IS THE IDEAL WEIGHT I REQUIRED AND HOW CAN I CUT OFF MY BELLY FAST - 7/17/2014 1:50:26 AM

Zeke   I'm 17 i weigh 45 kg or around 90 pounds my height is 168 cm which is close to 5.5 i think lots of people say i'm really skinny but i still think i look fat do i have a problem ? :( - 7/16/2014 1:06:42 AM

Saurabh   Its Saurabh from Mumbai. I'm 25 years old weighing only 49kgs and my height is 5'11". I have a busy schedule and some times dont get time to eat my lunch. So please give me a healthy diet to gain weight. I want to gain 10 kgs in next 6 months. And also please suggest me the best supplement (protein powder) to gain weight. - 6/5/2014 11:27:03 AM

Gavin   Go on live strong.com and make a my plate account, you can track your calories and gain or loose weight either by consuming fewer calories or consuming more calories along with some sort of physical activity such as weight training or running. - 6/3/2014 4:22:29 PM

Marushka   I'm 5'11" & weigh 144 lbs. The most I ever weighed was 169, I followed weight watchers to lose weight, keeping track of everything I ate, weighing & portioning out everything, and it worked, eating food guilt free is a great feeling. The least I've ever weighed at my height is in the past 10 years was 134. Now I don't keep track of my weight, but I do keep track of my food intake. Eating high fiber & low fat is what works for me. - 5/27/2014 2:06:44 PM

Thessa   Well am 10, nearly 11. And when I look at my self I just see a fat person. My height is 150cm and I weight 33.1kg. Can u please just tell me if my weight and height is right? I do want to loose weight my friends say I am fat. And I believe it. Any way I can loose weight. My BMI IS 14.7 yes I know it's low but I want to look skinny that's all. Please Thank you 😄 - 5/23/2014 12:23:44 PM

unhappy   i am 13 and i weigh 78kg someone please help me :( - 5/5/2014 6:33:48 PM


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HeightYour height. Use feet (ft) and inches (in) if units is US or centimeters (cm) if units is Metric.

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Ideal WeightYour calculated ideal weight. Due to limitations of the various formulas for factors such as extremely short, tall, or very obese people this calculator uses the Robinson formula for females and the Devine formula for men. (Click the 'Show Additional Fields' icon button to see all 4 ideal weight formulas and corresponding BMIs.)

DevineIdeal weight and BMI based on the formula developed by Dr. B. J. Devine.

HamwiIdeal weight and BMI based on the formula developed by G. J. Hamwi.

MillerIdeal weight and BMI based on the formula developed by Dr. D. R. Miller.

RobinsonIdeal weight and BMI based on the formula developed by Dr. J. D. Robinson.

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