Anonymous asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 1 decade ago

I am 5'8 and I weigh 140 lbs what should my target weight be?

12 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    wow thats weird im 5'8" 140 too

    i looked it up and our BMI Body Mass is a 21 which is normal but 20 and below is under but whatever

    i remeber one time i was lookin up average weights for 5'8" and it like 130 or 132 somethin like that

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You have a BMI of 21. 19 to 24 is normal. If you want to be thin you could go for a BMI of 20 at 130lbs or 19 at 125 lbs. Good carbs like celery and carrots will never make you fat. Bad carbs like cake will, but you don't need to know the whole science of glycemic load. You need to re-learn how to eat so you can become thin and healthy. Find out about fastest way to lose weight, most effective exercise, good and bad carbs, water retention and secret trick used by models to flatten their tummy before an event.

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  • 1 decade ago

    If you r an average adult 20+ years of age and u r done growing your bmi or body mass index is 21.3 anywhere from 18.5 to 24.9 means that u r at the perfect weight so don't stress it u r beautiful the way u r and any man that is right 4 u will see it. ur skinny and dont need 2 drop a single pound

  • 1 decade ago

    I dont know, but 5'8 and 140 lbs sounds great to me!!

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  • 1 decade ago

    Your target should be 140 lbs.. Congratulations! You have hit your target! ... Your height and weight sound perfect!!

  • Ro'
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    From 122 up (122 lbs for your weight is BMI=18.5, aka the minimum).

    But it doesn't make sense to lose or put up weight unless you know your body composition.

    If you have unhealthy % of fat, you need to lose. If your percentage is healthy you can even gain weight (hopefully muscle).

  • 1 decade ago

    You BMI is 21.3:

    BMI Categories:

    Underweight = <18.5

    Normal weight = 18.5-24.9

    Overweight = 25-29.9

    Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater

    So you are were you need to be.

  • 1 decade ago

    thats fine right now. but if you want to lose weight, then lets say about 120 to 130 lbs

  • 1 decade ago

    um I'm 5'3 and i weigh 135 i have cUrves ur pro bally skinny

  • 1 decade ago

    i mean no disrespect but it sounds as though your great just as you r sounds sexy to me keep looking good

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