Ideal Weight Tables 
(Women & Men)


These "ideal weight" tables were developed by Met Life based on lowest mortality rates of those between the ages of 25-59. This is by no means an exact science, but it's a good place to start if you're trying to pick a healthy weight goal.

Please don't stress yourself out over the tables below. This is just provided as one of many tools to help you refine your fitness plan goal. Use these tables as a guide to help build your fitness plan goal.

Please don't stress yourself out over the tables below.

This is just provided as one of many tools to help you refine your fitness plan goal.

Use these weight tables as a guide to help build your fitness plan goal.

IDEAL GOAL WEIGHTS FOR WOMEN (lbs)
Height (ft’ in”) Small Frame Medium Frame Large Frame
4’10” 102-111 109-121 118-131
4’11” 103-113 111-123 120-134
5’0” 104-115 113-126 122-137
5’1” 106-118 115-129 125-140
5’2” 108-121 118-132 128-143
5’3” 111-124 121-135 131-147
5’4” 114-127 124-138 134-151
5’5” 117-130 127-141 137-155
5’6” 120-133 130-144 140-159
5’7” 123-136 133-147 143-163
5’8” 126-139 136-150 146-167
5’9” 129-142 139-153 149-170
5’10” 132-145 142-156 152-173
5’11” 135-148 145-159 155-176
6’0” 138-151 148-162 158-179



IDEAL WEIGHTS FOR MEN (lbs)
Height (ft’ in”) Small Frame Medium Frame Large Frame
5’2” 128-134 131-141 138-150
5’3” 130-136 133-143 140-153
5’4” 132-138 135-145 142-156
5’5” 134-140 137-148 144-160
5’6” 136-142 139-151 146-164
5’7” 138-145 142-154 149-168
5’8” 140-148 145-157 152-172
5’9” 142-151 148-160 155-176
5’10” 144-154 151-163 158-180
5’11” 146-157 154-166 161-184
6’0” 149-160 157-170 164-188
6’1” 152-164 160-174 168-192
6’2” 155-168 164-178 172-197
6’3” 158-172 167-182 176-202
6’4” 162-176 171-187 181-207

If you haven't already calculated your BMI, go to the BMI Calculator . Play with this calculator to determine what weight brings your BMI less than 25.

The charts and the BMI calculator are just statistical tools that will help you define your goal weight - a weight that will not only reduce your risk of serious illnesses, but could also lead to a longer and healthier life.


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