What is the BMI of a man who weighs 182 lbs?
A man who weighs 182 lbs. and is 70 inches tall has a 25.8 BMI. The W in W/H squared is 82.72, because 1 kg equals 2.2 lbs., and dividing 2.2 into 182 equals 82.72.
What is the ideal BMI for men?
Ideal BMI. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, men should have a BMI between 18.5 and 25. You have underweight if your BMI is below 18.5, overweight if it's 25 to 29.9 and obesity if it's above 30. A man who weighs 182 lbs. and is 70 inches tall has a 25.8 BMI.
What is the ideal weight for a 6 foot man?
If you're a 6-foot man, your ideal weight is 137 to 185 lbs.
How much does a 6'6 man weigh?
The Metropolitan Life Insurance chart reports that a 6-foot man's ideal weight is 148 to 158 pounds if his frame is small, 154 to 170 pounds if it's medium and 164 to 184 pounds if it's large. All numbers are based on wearing clothes, including shoes with 1-inch heels.
What is BMI in health?
BMI, which measures a body's fatness, is body weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters, or W/H squared, reports "Essentials for Health and Wellness.". Advertisement.
How to determine your frame size?
According to the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, you can determine your frame size by wrapping the fingers on one of your hands around the wrist of your other hand. You have a small frame if your thumb and middle finger overlap, a medium frame if they touch, and a large frame if they do not touch.
Who developed the weight for height table?
The standard Weight-for-Height table was developed by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and is still used by many physicians. The table was based on statistics for longevity, although "The Well Adult" reports that people who weigh 10 to 20 percent less than the average weight live the longest. "Essentials for Health and Wellness" reports that ...
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