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How To Utilise A Weight Chart For Ladies

By Beth Hoover

If you’re underweight or overweight, then you’re at heavy risk for many unhealthy conditions, among which are cardio issues, anaemia, raised blood pressure, perhaps even cancer. But how do you know? Here is where a weight chart for girls can come in extraordinarily convenient.

There are two kinds of charts. One type has a catalogue of heights in the first column which goes up in inches and then a separate column of healthy weight ranges for each height, this is the height weight chart women. To see if you are inside a good range, you can look up your own height in the 1st column and see whether your weight falls into the normal range.

The second kind of chart is a graph. Again, this has heights along the lower axis and weights on the y axis. These sorts of graphs customarily have 3 lines on them. The central line is the average weight and the lower and upper lines give the healthy range.

Once again, you can simply look up your own height in feet and inches. If your own weight falls in the upper and lower lines of the graph, then you are of an acceptably healthy range. More modern charts can give these figures for different body builds. These let you work out whether you are of a tiny, medium or giant frame. This will give a far more accurate example whether somebody is overweight or not.

A fast way to calculate your frame is to hold one wrist with the thumb and forefinger of the other hand. If the digits overlap one another then you’ve got a little frame. If they don’t touch then you’ve got a large frame. If they just touch then you are of medium build. This gives a better method of working out whether you are fat using a healthy weight chart women because somebody with a smaller frame could be thought to be large whether or not they weigh the same as someone with a larger frame.

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