Ideal Body Weight Calculator

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Our Ideal Weight Calculator is one of its kind in computing the ideal (health-wise) bodyweight. This provides a more detailed and accurate description of what a person’s weight should be based on a number of criteria. That is, all one has to do is plug in the vital stats into the calculator. These stats include the age, height, weight, etc. Again, the information will be compiled by examining specific figures as opposed to presenting a "ready-made" figure based on extreme generalization.

The idea of an ideal body weight using a formula to ascertain it precisely has been sought after by many experts. Currently, there exist several popular formulas that are used to determine the ideal body weight, and our Ideal Weight Calculator provides their results for side-to-side and simultaneous comparisons.


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How to Calculate the Ideal Body Weight?


The Ideal Body Weight can be calculated using four different formulas as set forth below to find the ideal body weight in coexistence with the Body Mass Index estimation.

The four different formulas are as stated below:

Hamwi Formula (Discovered in 1964):
Male : 48 kg + 2.7 kg per every inch over 5 feet
Female : 45.5 kg + 2.2 kg per every inch over 5 feet
Devine Formula (Discovered in 1974):
Male : 50 kg + 2.3 kg per every inch over 5 feet
Female : 45.5 kg + 2.3 kg per every inch over 5 feet
Robinson Formula (Discovered in 1983):
Male : 52 kg + 1.9 kg per every inch over 5 feet
Female : 49 kg + 1.7 kg per every inch over 5 feet
Miller Formula (Discovered in 1983):
Male : 56.2 kg + 1.41 kg per every inch over 5 feet
Female : 53.1 kg + 1.36 kg per every inch over 5 feet
 


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