You can determine the technical answer with a BMI chart online but what really matters is how you feel about your body. While I totally agree that people, at any age, should not obsess over their weight, you should talk to your pediatrician about the best weight range for you, if it
Yes. It requires dedication beyond your imagination. But is it recommended ? No. Six pack is a very fancy term. Going to gym means he/she should have six packs. Instead start working out religiously and follow a healthy diet. You will start to notice changes
You have to have a high protein food within 90 mins of your workout.Your workout (especially if it is a strength training routine) will create a window of opportunity for muscle growth if you replenish yourself with a high
Not much. In a large multi-center study Stovitz et al. Am J of Human Biology (2011) came to the following conclusion:
Weight reduction involves adjust. In the event that you are not overweight or corpulent and you are attempting to shed pounds, it is critical to survey how much weight is a solid add up to lose. Therapeutic experts frequently utilize your body mass file, an equation in light of
From a technical standpoint:Calculate your BMI. Which is your weight in kilograms (divide your weight in pounds by 2.2) divided by your height in meters (get your height in inches and multiply by 2.54). Or just use google search for your numbers, or
You're young. So your body recovers and adapts very quickly. How tall are you? When I was 10, I weighed about 160 pounds and was around 5'4. Yes, I was overweight / fat. 70 pounds at 10 years old means that you're a very skinny kid.
You cannot get a totally correct answer just by factoring in height and weight. That is where all those tables and charts get their info.Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. It is a
I'm overweight (10-15 kgs more than I'm supposed to weight). I really want to get in form but should I worry about getting body shamed at the gym?
I go to Planet Fitness and I have never felt out of place. I am not think but feel good getting exercise. I admire those that I see working on themselves. There are those that are in shape and those that aren't. For me I go because it makes me feel better. I am 67 years old.
BMI is calculated: your weight in kg divided with your hight in meters squared. Everything between 20 and 25 is perfect, over 25 is overweight, for adults. Children have different scale, I am not sure how you are at that scale, but I'm pretty sure you are not overweight.So you are about
Do you mean to actually develop strong, supportive abdominal muscles? No.If you mean to develop strong abdominal muscles that are readily visible, i.e. a ripped six-pack (or eight-pack), yes. Not because the skinny person can build muscle better, because there is a thinner layer
If your low back hurts after doing push-ups, your core is likely too weak to support your weight. Because of this, your back likely bows in, toward the ground, straining both the muscle, ligament, and compressing the lumbar vertebrae.Here is a picture of that incorrect form:
Good for them, I hope they do well.There are a multitude of different types of people that go to the gym. There are generally 2 associated with overweight people. Ones that genuinely want to lose weight and are consistently going to the gym in order to do that, and the other is an overweight person who will
NOTE: This answer may trigger some people out there, so be warned.For the record, I do not consider myself to be overweight nor middle aged but I will give my 2c worth of advice to those who are.Wear clothes that are appropriate for
Here are some of my thoughts about overweight people:They have a problem that is not entirely their fault. We are all living under a global food regime that is slowly stripping us of food sovereignty, and with it, access to clean, nourishing, locally grown food for free or at a reasonable price.Some, because this
I think you misunderstand. The diet industry alone is at least 100 billion dollars a year, from people trying desperately to lose weight. But instead of the market getting smaller, because those people got lean, it keeps getting larger. That's a clue. :-)Losing weight, at least some of it, is not hard -
Would more overweight people enroll in fitness programs if they could do it with similarly overweight people?
Possibly, but it isn't a requirement, if you someone wants to make a change in their lifestyle they'll do it. That's just like saying would skinny people get into fitness programs if they could workout with other skinny people. It depends on the Individuals perspective, if they are sure self conscious, the perhaps
I'm a 24 year old woman with my own career going on, I would not mind dating a chubby guy, given that he also has his own set of life goals. Chubby guys or
Darren Thank You for the A2A. Am I happy being overweight? No. The same size in clothing for 31 years and now up 2bra sizes is quite uncomfortable and my clothes do not fit.I know that I am now on an effective dose of Thyroxine and hormone replacement therapy and
Hi!The reason I am answering this question is that I have also been asking this question since I was 15. When I was in my early teenage years, I was never concerned about my height. I never tried to increase my height which is what I regret. If you are overweight then you might want to get slim so
Let's start with the definition of the word athlete, because it's pretty simple:a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina.Now, moving on from that there are two points I want to make. The first is related to the term
Yes they can. I used to be overweight, and an active snowboarder. But I was already a proficient snowboarder before I put the weight on, and I remained physically fit despite being overweight. I'll be honest - things got
You have to have a high protein food within 90 mins of your workout.Your workout (especially if it is a strength training routine) will create a window of opportunity for muscle growth if you replenish yourself with a high protein intake after you workout.By all means, measure out your post-workout food / drink
I think judging people for being overweight is very unfair. We all have weaknesses and it is unfortunate for overweight people that theirs is on show. If you are a drinker, addict or gambler, spouse-beater etc, you can hide your weakness from others - an obese person cannot and after all, over-eating harms no-one else!We
I used to go to a gym in Delhi, which had a very receptive environment for everyone and especially overweight people.It mainly depends on the attitude of the gym owner and the trainers. The owners used to always encourage anyone trying to reduce weight. They would count their reps and continuously say
Whether you are overweight or not really isn't relevant. What really matters is how you feel about yourself. Why does it matter what category you fall into? Are you concerned about your health, are you concerned about how other people perceive you, or are
Is 157 pounds overweight at 5 foot five? Are you a man or a woman? Are you very muscular?If you're a woman and not a bodybuilder, 157 pounds is probably a little overweight for 5′5. Maybe you could stand to drop 10 to 20 pounds, but it's hard to say for sure.Since people
Here is how exercise affects your hormones.Benefit to HormonesOne of the most overlooked benefits of exercise is the impact on your hormones and subsequently on your overall vitality. When you exercise, the movement directly impacts a variety of hormones like irisin, testosterone, peptide YY, epinephrine, norepinephrine, aldosterone, cortisol and growth
BMI is terrible. Never go by it. Most of the healthy athlete football players are said to be overweight because of the BMI chart. Its simply muscle and some people are, like you said, just big boned. A person is considered "physically fit" when they
From a technical standpoint:Calculate your BMI. Which is your weight in kilograms (divide your weight in pounds by 2.2) divided by your height in meters (get your height in inches and multiply by 2.54). Or just use google search for your numbers, or use an online BMI calculator if you're
It may be some of these reasons:#1 Caloric surplusIn order to lose weight, you have to burn calories more than your body consume. If you consume 2500 calories each day, and your body burns 3000 calories, 500 is the deficit here. By burning that extra 500 calories each day, you can lose 1 pound per
I am pretty impressed that at 14 you have not only figured out your #1 problem, but also had the smarts to ask your questions on this forum. Well done miss.The others will give you much more detailed answers than I will. And that is fine and I think you should read them because
Fat people are discriminated against in hiring situations. Employers see them as presenting a
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Several terms are closely associated with one another and often creates confusion. When it comes to body weight, these would be obesity and overweight. A startling statement,
If you are talking about overweight according to the BMI then yes it is.The BMI is a horrible tool that can't really tell you anything about health but only about current statistics which are subject to change.If you have low visceral fat, a proper placement
It might be. The more important factors are the underlying cause of your weight (excess eating vs metabolic problems vs medical side-effects, etc) and how long you have been overweight.The longer you are overweight, the more overweight you are, the harder it may be to successfully lose weight over the long term and keep it
First, this obesity crisis is real. According to OECD, an International Development organization that collects and manages data for the wealthiest nations, the US obesity rate is 40 percent. That is the highest in the developed world. Many others are overweight. In comparison, The Netherlands has a 13.6 percent obesity rate.
I've always weighed more than I look. My BMI is nearly overweight, despite being able to see the outline of my ribs. Am I really nearly overweight or could I just have heavy bones?
The theory of
My mom keeps saying I'm overweight, because I'm 11, 5'5, and over 130 lbs. Is she right, and what is the proper weight?
I would recommend you ask her to bring you to the doctor to ask about your weight. Let the medical professional reassure her that your weight is healthy. And if there is anything you should be doing to improve your health, the doctor can let you know. Hopefully she will listen
Both.Last month I had a relapse of what was originally thought to be binge eating disorder. In a meeting with my therapist, she explained that she thinks I actually have obsessive compulsive disorder and that compulsive overeating is how I avoid engaging
[I've lost about 105lbs since Jan. ‘16. For whatever reason, Quora won't let me use that as a credential.]Thanks for the A2A.I'm going to say
It's a nice idea. As an overweight person it sure would be nice to get a discount. Or would it?It's unlikely to be a really effective motivator for the person to go to the gym more often. It *might* be a motivator for them to sign up in the first place, which is good,
Firstly you are no longer a six year old so does it really matter? :) The average weight for a 6-year-old is 44.0 lb (19.9 kg). These weights for a child of 45.5" (115.5 cm) height. It is only a guide. As an adult in the age range
Good for them, I hope they do well.There are a multitude of different types of people that go to the gym. There are generally 2 associated with overweight people. Ones that genuinely want to lose weight and are consistently going to the gym in order to do that, and the other
A family history of polycystic ovary syndrome guarantees that no fewer than one-third of the females will be obese. Families with histories of obesity for any reason will be more likely to raise children with obesity. Premature babies with weight gain issues initially will be more likely to become
Many believe that is simply a matter of overeating.Many believe that it is always a matter of not eating
True love.If you're quite overweight and your spouse is still with you and still kisses you everyday then you know they must love you. Otherwise why wouldn't they pick some skinny person to be with? If you married them when you were fat then you know that they love you for yourself
That nutrition still applies and that doctors/physicians mistreat fat patients all the time and won't treat them because they just say to lose weight instead. It wouldn't be too far off to say fat people health scares are perpetuated by the healthcare system and media rather than the existence of fat people. There was a time when fatness was
Many variables can cause obesity and overweighting,these can subdivide into:Genetic and epigenetic determinants are predisposing factors and explain, for example, the greater risk for a child if both parents are obese or in case of certain disruptions during pregnancy.Lifestyle factors play a major role. Today's
Here are some of my thoughts about overweight people:They have a problem that is not entirely their fault. We are all living under a global food regime that is slowly stripping us of food sovereignty, and with it, access to clean, nourishing, locally grown food for
The best program, is the one that you can stick to! You did not gain the weight overnight, you should not expect to lose it overnight. SLOW and steady wins the race. Everyone needs to exercise, for their ENTIRE life. So find
When you're already overweight, a lot of the activities that other people do are either impossible or feel impossible at first.Find Something You Enjoy Doing, and Start From There.Getting into the right mindset is only half the battle. The rest, obviously, is actually putting your
Making time for the gym can always be difficult. The first step I would recommend is wearing TITIN TECH compression shorts and/or vest when going to work. The time you spend going to work is planned out and
Hi Nour:The short Answer: Strength training exercises, the deadlifts, and the squats, the bench, bodyweight, running, climbing, swimming. If you need details, then read the rest of the answer. I share more information, what I have learned over the years.When I started my physique transformation project, I knew I was overweight based on the BMI chart, also
It is fairly recently. In many parts of the world, fat is still beautiful and thin is a sign of sickness or poverty. For example in Mauritania in western Africa, beautiful people are fat. Families send thin children to fat farms to fatten up, so they will attract the best spouses. If a woman is thin,
Most likely it is due to your food choices (which foods and how much of them). Notice it is not simply calories: 40 years ago people ate more calories than they do today, but obesity was not the problem it is now. The change is because today people eat different foods:
There are various reasons, such as a condition, lack of exercise, bad parenting (growing up), lack of a diet, etc.That can be changed. Walk for a total of at least an hour a day. Take the stairs instead of the lift/elevator. Escalate your exercise over time. Ease
Do they share your DNA, genetic composition and or body composition? No? Well that's why its different. Some people have high metabolisms, which cause them to constantly be burning energy that people with low metaboliams would end up storing as fat. Some people can eat all the pasta and potato's in the world and
Because being overweight works against the brain's function, and your intellectual tasking. This puts those people beneath others in mental performance, and over the long term, you will see pruning effects due to inadequate economy of the brain.When someone is overweight they:Have a harder time
We live in a society which has a serious empathy deficit.Many people are judgmental.They don't understand the hormonal and macrobiotic elements of obesity. It is simply not about eating less.People treat others as objects, not human beings.They have learned nothing about the gospels.
Not only is obesity now very common, but apparently increasing. The wealthy English during the Victorian era were noted for their sumptuous meals. So, we naturally assume that gluttony is the cause of obesity. It is reasonable to assume that excess intake causes obesity in some cases. Look up the following:
Q: Why do overweight people still get hungry?Because hunger is not just about whether your stomach is full or not. Yes, the body does have some signals for feeling full or not, but hunger is also a hormonal issue.There are hormones that operate on circadian rhythms to trigger hunger at certain times of day, usually around when
Women are expected to be beautiful and good looking by old standards. The media and the society has used
Really overweight people have never asked me that question. I doubt many do. But I can imagine why I might have asked that question when I was younger.Being overweight isn't just a matter of objectively weighing a certain amount. It
These NONSENSE answers so far are like when the President said just say no to drugs, no to sex, and while we are at it, say no to booze, no to smoking, no to gambling and all the other so many faults skinny gits have.A drukard with emphysema (smoking)
Why do some people say they look better overweight?I know some people that have been overweight for decades. Often when these people hit 50–60 years of age they begin having medical issues from the excess weight. Doctors will sometimes have a breakthrough with
You have identified a major problem that keeps many obese people from cultivating our health and well-being. Not only are exercise programs designed for overweight and obese people's needs uncommon, but when an overweight or obese person starts to exercise, instructors, exercising peers, and trainers often chirpily focus in on weight loss
First off, those of us that are fat, overweight and obese have very real social problems.One thing that is shifting opinions is articles like this:How Much Should We Weigh for a Long and Healthy Life Span? The Need to Reconcile Caloric Restriction versus Longevity with Body Mass Index versus Mortality DataThere are studies that show
That depends on you.They will like you and even respect you if you like yourself, act with confidence and hold up in your actions what you put up with your words.In my case, I was always shy and introverted, easily intimidated and found it hard to socialize.
Would more overweight people enroll in fitness programs if they could do it with similarly overweight people?
Possibly, but it isn't a requirement, if you someone wants to make a change in their lifestyle they'll do it. That's just like saying would skinny people get into fitness programs if they could workout with other skinny people. It depends on the Individuals
While I enjoy Aida's message in her answer, she didn't really answer the question.Short answer: No, you aren't overweight at 90 pounds.You are actually pretty underweight. Your BMI (Body Mass Index) is 16.5. The average is around 21. It goes to about 40. When I was 13, I was
Yes! My father, who is 71 years old, has lost 20 pounds so far this year. He's still got the creaky joints and bad hearing, but he looks slim and svelte.He's got a girlfriend he wants to impress. So, the motivation is key. But the technique is easy.A more
Do guys usually prefer dating skinny girls over overweight girls? If a guy is dating an overweight girl, does he secretly wish she were skinny?
I am going anonymous because I don't want people taking this in a way I don't intend it.I would prefer, all things being equal, to date girls who are neither skinny nor overweight.I want round, I want boobs, I want butt, I want meat on the bones.Skinny is bony, is
A slightly overweight 12 year-old is not in a position to worry about weight. He or she is still growing. How much is slightly? How tall are you now? How tall are your parents and siblings? You are going to have growth spurts
Belly fat is the first to appear and usually the last to disappear.Set a realistic goal. All the weight you lose won't be from the belly region. Don't be demotivated. We lose weight proportionately from all regions of our body. It takes time.Don't starve yourself for the sake of losing weight. Instead, switch
Buy a good pair of running shoes. When you try them on in the store, run in the store. Try several different ones on.Run outside. It's inspiring. You see everything. The fresh air is good for you. If you haven't run in a long time, prepare mentally before you run for the
Do something you enjoy doing that is active.Have a dog? Take it for a longer walk/jog.Have kids? Go play a game of tag with them.Got a significant other? Go out dancing.Is there a basketball court nearby? Go play ball with some friends.Start with something you enjoy and
There are many exercises for everyone facing all challenges. We have to remember we cant start running until we learn to walk. There are many seated exercises that get your heart rate up. There are also a lot of breathing exercises used while engaging muscles that help raise your heart rate. Just remember you
It will depend on how much effort you are willing to put into losing weight. If you do nothing more than reduce your daily calorie intake by 500, you will lose about 1 pound per week. Since we are about 7 weeks from Halloween, that would be about 7, maybe 7.5 pounds.If you could walk everyday
Tip 1: Choose your own speedVegetables and fruitWe immediately start with one of the most important tips: choose your own speed. Changing your diet is not nothing and will most likely not happen overnight. That is not necessary at all.Would you like to eat healthy vegan food, but is the step just too
First of all I want to give you ‘respect' for taking your time to ask this question.This won't be a straightforward answer, because we need to address 1 extremely important thing first.So bare with me.To answer your question: By asking people who know more than you about the subject the right questions.Here is the deal,
I think the first question you should be asking here is "why am I overweight?" rather than which diet you should be going on.Big picture: Diets are external tactics that you can attempt to follow (most don't work, and heavily-restrictive diets tend to make weight-loss more difficult
With thigh weight at this height, you BMI (body mass index) is over 30 which is considered overweight. To be considered normal weight, you BMI needs to be bettween 18.5 and 24.9.You will be 24.6 at 13o pounds (59 kilos). So, that means you'd need to lose 30 pounds (13,5 kilograms) to be considered normal weight.You
I am very overweight, but I don't look it. I eat healthy and exercise, but my weight never goes down. Is there something wrong with me?
Your BMI doesn't consider where fat is distributed, even though this is crucial in predicting health outcomes.'Apple' shapes, who carry fat around their middle (but may be relatively slim elsewhere), have been shown to be at raised risk of diabetes and heart disease.
You're not overweight, but really, why are you asking? Even more important than that, if you wanted an honest answer why wouldn't you just check for yourself on any of the online sites for someone that is ten years old? I mean, if you were
So. Yes. Technically you are overweight for your age/height.However. This does not mean you should start dieting, or try to lose weight. You are still a kid, and depriving your body of resources is not wise. You are still growin and how can you grow if your body doesn't have enough resources
Not really. However, regardless if you are a boy or girl, your stats put you at the upper edge of what is considered a healthy weight for your age and height.If you are active and athletic, you are fine. If you
You can calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI), which is a measure of body fat, by doing the following calculation:[(weight in pounds) times (705)] divided by (height in inches)^2So, 103 times 705 divided by (62)^2103 times 705= 7261562^2= 384472615/3844= 18.8You have a BMI of 18.8And that
Well according to the healthy weight BMI index you fall into a healthy range for your height. So the healthy range is 101 pounds to 135pounds. If you fall between these you are fine.You are still very young so don't worry too much about your weight as you grow taller you
Like you, and the other people, I'm too lazy to look up an appropriate weight for you, but I can tell you according to the standard Body Mass Index (BMI) tables for adult men and woman (you didn't need to tell us your gender for that one), you are
Yes. Most athletic boys at that age and height are around 135 or so and will stay in that range ( per height) until the end of the teen years.You should ideally be a max of 145. Best to talk to a doctor about your weight gain 'trend'. You don't want to weigh more than 155
That was ME! My advice is based on a lifetime of struggle against obesity. I am now 72.Please ask your parents to take you to a doctor. The doctor should check your thyroid and other body systems. Sometimes overweight is due to hormonal causes and can actually be treated medically.If
I agree with the
No on can definitely answer this question correctly because you did not provide your height and gender.Like the other person said, a weight of 200 pounds could be
You're young. So your body recovers and adapts very quickly. How tall are you? When I was 10, I weighed about 160 pounds and was around 5'4. Yes, I was overweight / fat. 70 pounds at 10 years old means that
At 90 lbs, and 5′5″, you're severely underweight according to BMI . The fact that you even consider yourself potentially overweight is worrying, as it implies that pressure has been put on you to become smaller.Whatever you do, don't diet. At your age, you're developing a lot, and dieting can restrict
You cannot get a totally correct answer just by factoring in height and weight. That is where all those tables and charts get their info.Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. It is a mathematical formula
To (professionally) answer this, you need to check (or estimate) your Body Fat percentage. Are you skinny/skinny fat/overweight? Weight (total) is not an absolute key in measuring your fitness level, even your height too. Many pro atheletes/bodybuilders use expensive methods just to check their body fat level. If you can afford one, please go
Over what weight? You're at the age where you excessively worry about body image and what others think of you. You are perfectly fine at what you are at. Avoid reading fashion magazines that focus on super skinny. Try to life a healthy lifestyle of cutting out sugar, sodas and junk foods. Eat more fruits and veggies. Maybe
This is the kind of question you really should ask your doctor about. We can look up the appropriate weight the medical profession would say is healthy for you, but many people consider a healthy weight merely a suggestion, not something you have to have.Often people have completely different opinions than