Why use the Ideal Weight Calculator?

The ideal weight calculator is perfect to give you a good idea on what your weight should be for your height. This is the perfect tool for you if you are concerned about your weight. As there are many different formulas, you can see they are not perfectly accurate. However, they are perfect to point you into a direction of where to go. Not all results are perfectly valid for all who use it, as long as you are healthy thats all that matters. Alternatively, if you are looking to set yourself a weight goal to hit in a program choose a formula that suits you best and go from there. Combine this with the calorie calculator, BMI calculator and body fat calculator to get those goals nailed down, getting you onto the road to healthy living now.

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What are all of the formulas?

  • Robinson’s Formula: Men = 52kg + 1.9kg for every inch over 5ft; Women = 49kg + 1.7kg per every inch over 5ft.
  • Monnerot-Dumaine’s Formula: ( Height cm – 100 + ( 4 x wrist circumference cm )) / 2
  • Millers Formula: Men = 56.2kg + 1.41kg for every inch over 5ft; Women = 53.1kg + 1.36kg per every inch over 5ft.
  • Devine Formula: Men = 50kg + 2.3kg for every inch over 5ft; Women = 45.5kg + 2.3kg for every inch over 5ft.
  • Hamwi Formula: Men = 48kg + 2.7kg for every inch over 5ft; Women = 45.5kg + 2.2kg for every inch over 5ft.
  • Nagler’s Formula: ( 45kg + 0.9kg for every inch over 5ft ) * 10%
  • Creff’s Formula: (( Height cm – 100 ) + ( age / 10 )) * (1.1) or (0.9) depending on body type
  • Cooper’s Formula: N/A
  • World Health Organisation recommendation(BMI: 18.5 – 25): Ideal weight = (height in m * height in m) * BMI

What can I do if I am not happy with my weight?

If you aren’t happy with your weight take a step back and think about what exactly you don’t like. If you think you are overweight do you know where to start when it comes to weight loss? why not have a read of our free E-Book on weight loss and accountability. This will give you lots of tips related to diet and exercise. Alternatively if you are thinking you’re underweight, take a look at your diet. Do you get the right number of calories daily, correct amount of protein etc. The NHS has a variety of great tools too.

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