Do you know what the ideal body weight is for a person of your height, frame size, and gender?
10 factors that should be used in determining your ideal (or maintenance) body weight:
Current Diet and Exercise Routine
Your BMI or Body Mass Index. (An ideal BMI is 18.5-24.9)
Take your Waist Circumference (WC). Women want a WC 0.9 or less
Physical assessment: Frame size, bone structure and muscle mass
The weight you were able to maintain for a number of years in the past
A weight you remember feeling really good at
Your personal weight goal
To get an idea of your ideal body weight, answer the questions below and email me firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject line: Ideal body weight?
Female or Male:
Frame (small, medium or large):
Small, medium or large frame? If you don’t have a measuring tape you can use this simple (less accurate method):
Grip your wrist using your thumb and longest finger.
If your finger and thumb don’t touch you are a LARGE frame.
If your finger and thumb just touch you are a MEDIUM frame.
If your finger and thumb overlap you are a SMALL frame.