Ideal weight calculator | Know your ideal body weight

Body weight calculator is an online tool which calculates what your ideal body weight is. To get a more accurate and objective answer, our calculator uses several formulas at once, which allow you to find out not only the ideal, but also the healthy weight for your body due to different standards.

What is my ideal weight?

Ideal body weight is the weight that meets certain standards according to your age, height and gender. There are a lot of various formulas which help to calculate recommended body weight, but this ideal body weight calculator uses these ones:

  • D. Robinson Formula;
  • R. Miller Formula;
  • J. Hamwi Formula;
  • J. Devine Formula.

In addition, you will know the result of healthy body weight calculator. It will look like a range from minimum to maximum normal weight due to the recommendation of World Health Organization (WHO) based on healthy BMI range for you age and height.

How to calculate the ideal body weight?

Ideal weight calculator need from you only this data:

  • What unit system is more comfortable for you (metric for those who wants to set up ideal weight calculator in kg or English for results in pounds);
  • If you are a woman or a man;
  • How old you are;
  • What your height is.

After filling in the gabs you should put on the button “Calculate” to activate calculator for ideal body weight.

Ideal body weight formula of the calculator

Perfect body weight calculator is based on the several formulas.

The most of formulas need the height and sex of a person, but some of them also include a frame size. They all are based on different standards. For example, Hamwi’s ideal body weight calculator indicates that the ideal weight for a medium frame 5-foot tall male is 106 lbs (48 kg) and a 5-foot tall female is 100 lbs (about 45 kg). For each additional inch higher than 5 feet, males add 6 lbs (2.7 kg) and females add 5 lbs (2.2 kg). At the same time Robinson formula for ideal weight calculator as well as others is another.

All details are in the table below:

The author of formula How ideal body weight calculator (male) works How ideal body weight calculator (female) works
J. D. Robinson 52 kg + 1.9 kg per inch over 5 feet 49 kg + 1.7 kg per inch over 5 feet
D. R. Miller 56.2 kg + 1.41 kg per inch over 5 feet 53.1 kg + 1.36 kg per inch over 5 feet
G. J. Hamwi 48 kg + 2.7 kg per inch over 5 feet 45.5 kg + 2.2 kg per inch over 5 feet
B. J. Devine 50 kg + 2.3 kg per inch over 5 feet 45.5 kg + 2.3 kg per inch over 5 feet


My ideal weight calculator — Limits & recommendations

Body weight calculator according to height is an opportunity to determine the norm of the weight in all ages. However, it is not children’s ideal body weight calculator. Users should follow the recommendation only for adult people (not even for a teenager). In addition, this calculator is not designed for bodybuilders. Recommended parameters for people who are fond of bodybuilding are likely to be different.

Remember that weight is not the only metric to look at. You may also calculate such important indicators of your body as:

Our calculators make all body calculations sampler. Try it and see!

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