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For many women, body weight is inversely proportional to their sense of self-worth. Thanks to the "size zero" fad and the anorexic thin models, women all over the world have taken up weight loss without thinking of the consequences thereof.

On the other hand, many people prefer to ignore weight and health completely, till it is right there staring in their face. I am here to say that there is nothing wrong with wanting to be thin and fit. But, whilst you do that, make sure that you are of correct weight for your height.

The Right Weight for Your Height

* Click anywhere on the table below to take a print of it.
Height and Weight Chart
Height
WomenMen
Low to HighIdeal WeightLow to HighIdeal Weight
4'10"
100-131115--
4'11"
101-134117--
5'0"
103-137120--
5'1"
105-140122123-145134
5'2"
108-144125125-148137
5'3"
111-148128127-151139
5'4"
114-152133129-155142
5'5"
117-156136131-159145
5'6"
120-160140133-163148
5'7"
123-164143135-167151
5'8"
126-167146137-171154
5'9"
129-170150139-175157
5'10"
132-173153141-179160
5'11"
135-176156145-183164
6'0"
138-179159147-187167
6'1"
--150-192171
6'2"
--153-197175
6'3"
--157-202179
*Weight is in lbs and Height is in feet (and inches)

I am 4' 10" to 5' tall. What's the correct weight for my height?
WomenThe correct weight for you should range between 100 lbs to 137 lbs. The ideal weight would be 117 lbs.
I am 5' 1" to 5' 3" tall. What is my correct weight?
MenThe correct weight for you should not go below 123 lbs and should not go above 151 lbs. The ideal weight for you is around 137 lbs.
WomenThe correct weight for you can be anything ranging between 103 lbs to 143 lbs. The ideal weight would be 125 lbs.
I am 5' 4" to 5' 6" tall. What would be the correct weight for my height?
MenThe correct weight for you starts at 129 lbs and maxes out at 163 lbs. You can try to keep an ideal weight of 145 lbs.
WomenThe correct weight could range between 114 lbs to 160 lbs. The ideal weight should be around 136 lbs.
I am 5' 7" to 5' 9" tall. What's my correct weight?
MenThe correct weight for you is anything ranging between 135 lbs to 175 lbs. The ideal weight can be maintained at 154 lbs.
WomenThe correct weight ranges between 123 lbs to 173 lbs for you. The ideal weight is around 146 lbs.
I am 5' 10" to 6' tall. According to this height, what is the correct weight?
MenCorrect weight can be between 141 lbs and 187 lbs for you. The ideal weight is around 164 lbs.
WomenBoy! Are you tall!! The correct weight for you is 132 lbs to 179 lbs. The ideal weight for you is around 156 lbs.
I am 6' 1" to 6' 3" tall. What should be my correct weight?
MenThe correct weight ranges between 150 lbs and 202 lbs for you. The ideal weight is 175 lbs.

Here is an ideal weight chart for men and women according to the height. You can print the following chart for your future reference.

Ideal body weight can differ by lifestyle, body structure and genetic buildup. Not that these are approximate figures, they are flexible to a certain extent. The bottom line is, being healthy and having a generally toned body. It helps to keep a printed copy of the chart at your desk. It will help you know whether your body weight is in check, all the time. There are detailed weight and height conversion charts available, use them too.