You will need

- scales, table, calculator

Instruction

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One of the easiest formulas to calculate ideal

**weight**and suggested an anthropologist from France, Paul Brock. The most simple formula for the calculation -**the weight**is equal to growth minus factor. With the growth of 165 cm, coefficient is 100 to 175 cm - 105, above 175 cm - 110. According to experts, the formula of Broca true for people whose age is between forty to fifty years. If you are less than forty, the optimal**weight**calculated by the formula Brock, should be reduced by ten percent, otherwise the result should be increased by five to seven percent.2

More accurate are the calculation of body mass index showing body fat in the body. For calculations it is enough to know body weight in kilograms and height is recorded in meters. BMI=M(kg):N2(m),where M – weight, N – growth. The formula is also very simple: is the ratio of the mass to the square of the height. Depending on the values obtained conclusions on

**the weight**e of a man. If you get less than 25 is normal, if more than 25 but less than 27 is overweight, but not obesity, but if more than 27 - this is obesity. But this, again, average performance, because the values of body mass index for men and women.

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In Russia doctors to determine overweight use special tables, which depending on sex and age, and from the growth of the specified maximum permissible values of

**the weight**. If your**weight**in the table below, it may indicate the lack of excess**weight**and, if higher, the additional studies is determined by the degree of obesity.

Note

There are different methods allowing to determine the ideal weight for any person depending on his growth. It does not take into account other indicators, such as age, gender and body type. It is obvious that, if the excess weight is formed at the expense of muscle, looks complete, in addition, scientists have proved that slightly overweight women have a positive effect on her health.

Useful advice

Absolutely reliable way to determine ideal weight does not exist, because none of them take into account the individual characteristics of a person. Better to focus on the health and mirror.