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What's the most ideal weight for a young man height 5,11:155lbs,165lbs or 175lbs? watch

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    Well, an average weight would be around 155, 165 is reaching a higher end for that height and 175 is 'technically' overweight.
    But honestly, that doesn't account for muscle weight, just general weight. Honestly, I think if you are healthy, you do a decent amount of exercise and you don't eat absolute s**t, there is no need to worry about specific weight. For example, I am overweight, but my blood pressure, cholesterol, sodium levels, heart, liver etc are all perfectly healthy
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    As the title suggests.Discuss


    If you don't work out probably around 160lbs...
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    (Original post by ANM775)
    If you don't work out probably around 160lbs...
    Yeah but isn't 160 kinda skinny?
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    (Original post by arizonaidiot)
    Yeah but isn't 160 kinda skinny?


    just checked the BMI calculator

    you're right.

    165 then......
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    (Original post by Avaia)
    Well, an average weight would be around 155, 165 is reaching a higher end for that height and 175 is 'technically' overweight.
    But honestly, that doesn't account for muscle weight, just general weight. Honestly, I think if you are healthy, you do a decent amount of exercise and you don't eat absolute s**t, there is no need to worry about specific weight. For example, I am overweight, but my blood pressure, cholesterol, sodium levels, heart, liver etc are all perfectly healthy
    If you mean the average for the general population,then for that height,I'd say around 175-180 would be the average weight.Keep in mind the average weight,not the ideal as most people I see are not as skinny as 155lbs.
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    (Original post by arizonaidiot)
    If you mean the average for the general population,then for that height,I'd say around 175-180 would be the average weight.Keep in mind the average weight,not the ideal as most people I see are not as skinny as 155lbs.
    You are correct, I meant the ideal average, not the national average
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    (Original post by arizonaidiot)
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    Completely depends on your build. Using BMI, anything from about 130lbs (the lower bound varies between sources) to 178lbs is considered healthy. But BMI is horribly flawed - many top-class athletes would be classed as overweight by the system! Body fat is probably a better measure as it differentiates between fat and muscle.
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