## What is the ideal weight for 5 feet 6 inches?

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Weight and height guide chart

Height | Normal weight BMI 19–24 | Overweight BMI 25–29 |
---|---|---|

5 ft 5 in (65 in) | 114–144 lb | 150–174 lb |

5 ft 6 in (66 in) | 118–148 lb | 155–179 lb |

5 ft 7 in (67 in) | 121–153 lb | 159–185 lb |

5 ft 8 in (68 in) | 125–158 lb | 164–190 lb |

**What is the ideal weight for a 5ft 6 inch female?**

115 to 154 pounds

Accordingly, the ideal weight for 5’6” womens is from 115 to 154 pounds, which is equivalent to a BMI of 18.5 to 24.9. So, if a woman weighs more than this range tends to pose a risk of being overweight or even obese if her weight is far higher than that.

### How much weight does every inch of height add?

From that starting point, you simply calculate how much taller or shorter you are, in inches. Then, if you are man, you add or subtract 5 pounds for every inch you are taller or shorter than 5 feet, 9 inches. Women add or subtract 4.5 pounds for each inch they differ from the baseline height of 5-feet tall.

**What is the ideal weight for a 5’6 male?**

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).

#### Does height influence weight?

body weight has increased as the cube of height increase for different generations. From one generation to the other, weight has increased at a rate of 1 to 2 kg per centimeter of height. Most scientists believe that this growth process cannot continue indefinitely.

**How many pounds is an inch off your waist?**

How quickly will you lose weight? The volunteers reduced their waist sizes by an average of 1 inch for every 4lb (1.81kg) they lost. So if you lose 1lb (0.45kg) a week you could hope to reduce your waistline by an inch after four weeks.

## Is my stomach bloated or fat?

Gently press your stomach specifically around the swollen area. If your abdomen feels hard and tight, it means you are bloated. Generally, our stomach is soft and spongy and it remains the same even after gaining weight. If you can easily gasp an inch of your stomach, it can be due to excess of fat.