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Healthy waist size ?

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    Is a 36'' waist a good size for a 6 foot tall 17 year old male ?
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    I'm 17, male but shorter than you and I'm 30"/32" waist so I wouldn't worry
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    It's better to work out your waist to hip ratio. As a man, you should ideally have one 0.85 or lower but anything under 1.0 is considered to be a healthy range. Here's a good calculator:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/tools/hi...to_waist.shtml
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    Not bad. I'm 6'3" at 34 inch waist.
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    5'10 with 36" waist and I'm clearly overweight so you might be borderline as you're taller than me.
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    There is no healthy waist size.
    It's all about body composition.
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    Yep, that sounds good. I'm six foot as well and looked fine when my waist was that size. Although I have a fairly large frame.
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    6' 2" with 30" waist.
    Obviously underweight.
    You'll be borderline.
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    (Original post by Onlyboyintheworld)
    Is a 36'' waist a good size for a 6 foot tall 17 year old male ?
    I'd say 32-36" is normal waist size for a 6ft male.
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    You can use the NHS website to see which waist size is healthy for you. For example I'm a normal weight now but my waist is still too large apparently!
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