4' 11" Ideal Weight

The most common way to determine 4’ 11″ ideal weight is to look it up on a BMI chart, but some tables do not include 4 foot 11 inchs. A healthy BMI for someone 4′ 11” is between 92 pounds and 124 pounds. The BMI does not give different ideal weights for men and women. BMI is currently what is used by the cdc and other health related agencies Other formulas for choosing ideal weight are:

Ideal Weight for Women 4’11″

Metropolitan Insurance – (small frame 103 – 113 pounds) (medium frame 111 – 123) (large frame 120-134)* Robinson Formula - 114 pounds is ideal weight for a woman Devine Formula - 95 pounds is ideal weight for a woman Miller Formula – 114 pounds is the ideal weight .   Miss America - There has not been a Miss America 4' 11" yet, but if history is any indication she would weight between 83 pounds and 110 pounds. She would also have on an average: bust of 30.9 inches, waist of 21.3 inches and hips of 31.4 inches. Ok do not get too upset. Look below...how many men do you know that are shaped like Steve Reeves the natural body builder.  

Ideal Weight for Men 4’ 11″

Robinson Formula – 110 pouns is the ideal weight for men Devine Formual – 105 pounds is the ideal weight for men Miller Formula – 121 pounds is the ideal weight for men   To Look Like Steve Reeves the famous natural body builder: Arms - 15.0 inches Calves - 15.0 inches Neck - 15.0 inches Thighs - 22 inches Chest - 43.9 inches Waist - 24.4 inches   Want to look like a Greek Adonis? How about shoulders of 42.7 inches and a waist of 26.4 inches.   Don't look like Miss America or Steve Reeves? Join the club. Perhaps you feel that the perfect body would look like a long distance runner. There is good reason to believe this. Many antropologist believe that the survival of homo sapiens depended on our ability to chase down prey over long distances in relative heat. The best long distance runners of 4'11" would weigh between 85 and 112 pounds.     * Weight in pounds, based on ages 25-59 with the lowest mortality rate (indoor clothing weighing 3 pounds and shoes with 1″ heels) Metropolitan Insurance 1943  

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Many believe that   ideal body fat percentage  is the best way to measure

Another good way to check your fitness is to look at your waist to hip measurement.

Women might also want to check out  the ideal body measurements for women.

And Men may want to check out the ideal body measurements for men.

There is also the most common ideal weight chart which is the BMI chart for men and women.

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