- Q What is my ideal weight?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineFor women, the ideal weight is 105 pounds for 5 feet of height, and 5 pounds for every inch after. For men, it's 106 pounds at 5 feet and 6 pounds for every inch taller. Those are for medium-framed people. Some adjustments are made if you're... Full Answer
- Q How much should I weigh?
Dan Shinton - NASM Elite Trainer, FitnessYou can weigh anything you want as long as you have a healthy bodyfat percentage. As a general rule, men should keep their bodyfat below 25% and women should keep their bodyfat below 30%. To learn more about how to measure bodyfat, please see... Full Answer
- Q How big should my waist be?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyTo maintain optimal health, your ideal waist size should be less than half your height. For the average 5'4" woman, waist size should measure 32 inches or less. The waist of an average 5'10" man should measure 35 inches or less. Use a tape... Full Answer
- Q Who should lose weight?
Jeff Croswell , FitnessWell not everyone should lose weight. What you have to look at is what your goals are and where you want to be. Some people may need to drop body fat, gain some muscle and not just weight. Remember you can lose 5 pounds of fat and gain 5 pounds of... Full Answer
- Q Why should I care about my weight?
Andrea Ingram - NASM Elite Trainer, FitnessYour body belongs to you and you have the ability to control what you feed it and how often you move it. Paying attention to your weight will ensure that your body is able to handle life’s daily demands. Maintaining a healthy... Full Answer