IBW (Ideal Body Weight)
The ideal human body weight has been a topic of debate for a very long time. Hundreds of formulas and theories have been invented and put to the test, but the answer is still debatable. The ideal weight should be unique for everyone. The major factors that contribute to a person’s ideal weight are height, gender, age, body frame, body type, and so on.
Ideal Weight Calculator
The Ideal Weight Calculator computes the ideal body weight as well as a healthy body weight range based on height and gender. People have pursued an ideal weight formula for centuries, and hundreds of formulas and tables have been created. However, there is still no definite answer regarding the “best” weight for a person. However, the results obtained by most formulas are very good. This Calculator provides the results of J. Devine Formula.
Estimated ideal body weight in (kg)
Males: IBW = 50 kg + 2.3 kg for each inch over 5 feet.
Females: IBW = 45.5 kg + 2.3 kg for each inch over 5 feet.