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December 19, 2011 10:36 AM
I found this website that tells you how you can tell if you have a small, medium, or large frame. This way you know for sure how much you should weigh. I found out I am a small frame, and being 5'4, I can weight between 120-132 lbs, and my goal is 120 so I'm right on track!
use this link so you know if you are in a healthy weight range! It does not ask if you are male or female however

http://www.healthcentral.com/diet-exercise/ideal-body-weight-3146-143.html
Edited by SuperWoman120 On December 19, 2011 10:42 AM
December 19, 2011 10:57 AM
QUOTE:

I found this website that tells you how you can tell if you have a small, medium, or large frame. This way you know for sure how much you should weigh. I found out I am a small frame, and being 5'4, I can weight between 120-132 lbs, and my goal is 120 so I'm right on track!
use this link so you know if you are in a healthy weight range! It does not ask if you are male or female however

http://www.healthcentral.com/diet-exercise/ideal-body-weight-3146-143.html


doesn't work for me :(..My fingers overlap (small frame), but at the highest of the weight range, I'll have 0% body fat....o well
December 19, 2011 11:02 AM
Here is a good tool
http://www.healthstatus.com/calculate/fsz
Edited by BobbyClerici On December 19, 2011 11:22 AM
December 19, 2011 11:03 AM
Wow, this seems way too extreme.
I mean, I know I'm short (5'0), but this is saying I shouldn't weight more than 105lbs and it called me overweight at my current weight, which puts me in the mid/low range of a healthy BMI.
December 19, 2011 11:03 AM
yeah I'm kind of in between small and medium (my fingers overlap but just the tips) so I checked out both and they both said I should weigh more than what the BMI chart says and the low end of the medium frame was what I weighed at 24% body fat and I like to stay around 19%. oh well
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December 19, 2011 11:03 AM
Sigh. Just means I need to weigh even less to be healthy.
December 19, 2011 11:04 AM
double post, sorry
Edited by stylistchik On December 19, 2011 11:04 AM
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December 19, 2011 11:05 AM
I find this helpful, thanks!!
December 19, 2011 11:06 AM
Needless to say, a calculator that doesn't take gender into account is not even remotely accurate.
December 19, 2011 11:07 AM
OMG!!! Thank you for posting this!! I have been stuck between 165 and 174 for a year, and so frustrated because, while I work out daily and have body fat of around 24%, I am above all of the regular charts ideal weight range. This one said at 5'7", with my large frame I should weigh between 158 and 173.8. That makes me feel so much better!! I still want to get to the 150s, but at least it feels like I am not going crazy!!!
December 19, 2011 11:09 AM
Thank you for the link. I just tried it out and my goal is right in the middle. I was never sure if my goal was a healthy one or not. Thanks again!
December 19, 2011 11:10 AM
smile
Edited by teagin2002 On December 19, 2011 11:18 AM
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December 19, 2011 11:10 AM
I found this website, which has gender and asks you to measure your wrist rather than if your fingers touch. I can touch my fingers around my wrist even though my wrist is 7" making me a large frame. I just have man hands lol

http://www.dietandfitnesstoday.com/bodyFrame.php
December 19, 2011 11:13 AM
Im small frame and over weight by 4.4 which is just about what I have to lose.
December 19, 2011 11:17 AM
QUOTE:

I found this website, which has gender and asks you to measure your wrist rather than if your fingers touch. I can touch my fingers around my wrist even though my wrist is 7" making me a large frame. I just have man hands lol

http://www.dietandfitnesstoday.com/bodyFrame.php


That seems good.
December 19, 2011 11:36 AM
Not good!!

Ideal weight range is 90 - 99 lbs. (40.9 - 45 kg.).
You are overweight by 11 lbs. (5 kg.).

I haven't been that weight since I was in high school!
I'm around 110 lbs now and that's small for me. Don't think I want to go below 105.
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December 19, 2011 11:45 AM
problem I have is, I've always had really thin wrists and long thin fingers, but my frame is definitely medium as I've never been small chested or around hips, even when I had a waist in my younger years.. lol!

According to medium frame I'm only 3lbs over which is great news! .. but if going on small frame I'm about a stone overweight still and would still be over if I did reach my goal of 133lbs!

According to one I found I should be between 119-147lbs there's no way I'm gonna get under 130 or look healthy there as also 42 now, it doesn't take into account age either?
  10577386
December 19, 2011 11:55 AM
hmmm..its telling me I am underweight..but I am 27% BF...with about 2% more to lose...
December 19, 2011 12:02 PM
QUOTE:

Here is a good tool
http://www.healthstatus.com/calculate/fsz
This is great, thanks!
December 19, 2011 12:34 PM
This isn't working for me either. I've done similar tests based on additional measurements - pelvic bone, etc. and I have a medium frame. I have long bones -- 6 footer. This says I have a small frame ... nope.
  95981
December 19, 2011 12:38 PM
On one wrist my fingers touch. On the other wrist, the lap each other.
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December 19, 2011 1:02 PM
QUOTE:

I found this website, which has gender and asks you to measure your wrist rather than if your fingers touch. I can touch my fingers around my wrist even though my wrist is 7" making me a large frame. I just have man hands lol

http://www.dietandfitnesstoday.com/bodyFrame.php


Yep! I have very long fingers and easily can circle my wrist. However, when actually measured, my wrist is 7" to 7 and 1/8". So, if I go by the fingers I am medium framed (and they actually slightly overlap), but if I go by measurement I am large framed.

I think I will go with the actual measurements since that reduces the variable of finger length...
  3112724
December 19, 2011 1:31 PM
Come, now. This is just silly. Wrist circumference?!?
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December 19, 2011 1:34 PM
QUOTE:

I found this website that tells you how you can tell if you have a small, medium, or large frame. This way you know for sure how much you should weigh. I found out I am a small frame, and being 5'4, I can weight between 120-132 lbs, and my goal is 120 so I'm right on track!
use this link so you know if you are in a healthy weight range! It does not ask if you are male or female however

http://www.healthcentral.com/diet-exercise/ideal-body-weight-3146-143.html


I think male/female matters more than frame size when trying to judge a healthy weight.
December 19, 2011 5:04 PM
I found it comforting. My fingers touch easily but don't overlap, so I put in medium frame. It said my ideal weight range is 130-143, and I'm at 145 right now...so it made me feel better about where I am now (which is where I've been stuck for months).

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