Why Weight Charts Are Important?
Weight charts is the most accurate and scientific way of determining your body weight. Many people just focus on calories and weight and forget to include their height when determining their body mass index.
There are various ways to determine your best weight. Our “Ideal Weight Chart” explains the various methods for calculating your set point. It is important to remember all the other factors beside height and weight that one must consider. These are gender, frame size age and muscle tone.
The most referenced weight and ratio charts and perhaps the most widely respected, and most referred to weight chart is the Body Mass Index. This is the chart, which exercise physiologists and other paraprofessionals use, as a guide to determine type and amount of exercise their clients should use to reach their ideal body weight.
As you can see the weight and height ratio chart above if you look at your weight on top of the chart and look at your height on the right hand side of the chart you can determine whether you are underweight, overweight or obese.The BMI range of 18.5-25 is healthy weight and is the same for men and women. The BMI measures the amount of body fat to height.
There is also the typical height weight chart that medical community uses that determine dietary guidelines for weight loss, gain or maintenance. It is interesting to note, that while obesity is not healthy neither is the other end of the scale, severe underweight.
We look at celebrities on TV and in magazines and see people who do not really represent the norm in our population. This causes us to have a poor self-image, which can sabotage your attempts at maintaining your ideal weight. If you are still wondering what is your ideal weight click here for more calculations.
If you take the time to sift through all the evidence provided by the medical community on the correct way to lose weight and choose the one that fits your lifestyle, you reward will be, the best quality of life you can achieve. You can find a lifestyle plan that is right for you, given all the information available. There are no excuses to monitor your weight.