The most common way to determine 6’ 0″ ideal weight is to look it up on a BMI chart, but some tables do not include 6 foot 0 inchs.
A healthy BMI for someone 6′ 0” is between 136 pounds and 184 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 6’ 0″
Metropolitan Insurance – (small frame 138 – 151pounds) (medium frame 148 – 162) (large frame 158– 179)*
Robinson Formula - 153 pounds is ideal weight for a woman
Devine Formula - 161 pounds is ideal weight for a woman
Miller Formula – 153 pounds is the ideal weight .
Ideal Weight for Men 6’ 0″
Metropolitan Insurance – (small frame 149 – 160 pounds) (medium frame 157– 170) (large frame 164– 188)*
Robinson Formula – 165 pouns is the ideal weight for men
Devine Formual – 171 pounds is the ideal weight for men
Miller Formula – 161 pounds is the ideal weight for men
* 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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