ideal weight for 5 ft 6 male in lbs

How much should a 5 ft 6 male weigh?

The ideal weight for 5 ft 6 male is between 134 and 137 lbs.

Our calculations give you an idea of your perfect weight. You can also use the BMI calculator (Body Mass Index). Find here the BMI chart for males in the United States.

  • Underweight: Below 115 lbs
  • Healthy Weight: 115 to 154 lbs
  • Overweight: 154 to 185 lbs
  • Obese: 185 to 216 lbs
  • Severely Obese: 216 to 247 lbs
  • Morbidly Obese: Above 247 lbs

Figuring out how much you should weigh for your height and age can be a complicated process. A BMI calculator will give you an estimate.

However, there are many factors that can affect this number such as an individual's age, muscle mass and fat percentage. The best way to find out what your optimal weight should be is to consult with a doctor or dietitian.

What is an unhealthy weight for 5 ft 6 male?
The unhealthy weight for 5 ft 6 male is above 154 lbs.

Ideal weight for males in lbs

Height Healthy Weight for male Overweight for male
5 ft 0 128 to 152 lbs Above 152 lbs
5 ft 1 132 to 159 lbs Above 159 lbs
5 ft 2 137 to 163 lbs Above 163 lbs
5 ft 3 141 to 170 lbs Above 170 lbs
5 ft 4 146 to 174 lbs Above 174 lbs
5 ft 5 150 to 181 lbs Above 181 lbs
5 ft 7 159 to 192 lbs Above 192 lbs
5 ft 8 163 to 196 lbs Above 196 lbs
5 ft 9 168 to 203 lbs Above 203 lbs
5 ft 10 174 to 209 lbs Above 209 lbs
5 ft 11 179 to 214 lbs Above 214 lbs
6 ft 0 183 to 220 lbs Above 220 lbs
How Ideal Weight Is Calculated?

Ideal weight calculation is based on health research and study of population.

BMI formula:

703 x weight [lbs]height [in]2

Find more on cdc.gov

Ideal body weight (result in kg) formula:

50 + (0.9 x height [cm] - 154)

Find more on ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

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