# What Is The Right Weight For My Height?

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My height is 1.92 meters what is my right weight?
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I am 183 cm and male
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5'6 230
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One of the better measures of the height for your particular weight is the Body Mass Index (BMI). Also called the Quetelet Index, the BMI is a statistical measure which gives an idea of the ideal weight of a person which is scaled according to height. BMI is defined as "the individual's body weight divided by the square of the height". This index is almost always expressed as kg / m2 (SI units).

On this basis, there have been charts developed that indicate an appropriate weight for a given height. Other charts specify weight ranges for a given height taking into account the age of the person. The following  link has a BMI calculator which allows the user to select his/her measurements in Imperial units (in pounds and inches)
BMI Calculator

In general, a BMI of 18.5 to 25 usually indicates optimal weight; lower than 18.5 is usually seen as underweight; above 25 may indicate being overweight; a lower than 15 may relate to an eating disorder; above 30 may relate to obesity (over 40, morbidly obese). Keep in mind that these values are not absolute and allowances should be made for a stocky or heavy build.
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If your height is 1.72 meters (or 5 feet 8 inches), then your weight should be 1.72 X 1.72  X 23 = 68 Kilograms (or 150 pounds). Here I have assumed a body mass index of 23. To understand body mass index visit www.fatlossjunction.com/Articles/BodyMassIndex.htmlBody mass index (or BMI) is defined as the person’s body weight divided by the square of his or her height. Body mass index may be calculated using the formula given above or at the website mentioned above
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