Height 178 cm and weight 131 kg – this is normal? What BMI?

Do you want to know if it is normal to have a weight of 131 kg with a height of 178 cm? To find out, see the results below. Data are calculated according to the body mass index formula.
Weight 131 kg with a height of 178 cm:

This is Obese Class III (Very severely obese, dangerous!)

Your Body Mass Index (BMI): 41.35

Normal BMI: 18.5 - 24.99

For a height of 178 cm, the normal weight limits are: 59 - 79 kg.

You need to lose weight!

You must lose at least 52 kg. Then BMI will be normal.

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated using the following formula: multiply height in meters by your height in meters and then divide body weight in kilograms by the resulting multiplication result. So, for example, for a height of 1.75 (in meters) and a weight of 63 (in kilograms), BMI is 20.57 (BMI = first increase the growth of 1.75 by the growth of 1.75, and then divide the weight of 63 by the resulting multiplication result). If the result of the calculation is in the range 18.5 - 24.99, then this is the norm.

BMI table for Height 178 cm

HeightWeight rangeBMI rangeCategory
178 cm< 47 kg< 15Very severely underweight
178 cm48 - 50 kg15 - 16Severely underweight
178 cm51 - 58 kg16 - 18.5Underweight
178 cm59 - 79 kg18.5 - 25Normal (healthy weight)
178 cm79 - 95 kg25 - 30Overweight
178 cm95 - 111 kg30 - 35Obese Class I (Moderately obese)
178 cm111 - 126 kg35 - 40Obese Class II (Severely obese)
178 cm127 - 142 kg40 - 45Obese Class III (Very severely obese)
178 cm143 - 158 kg45 - 50Obese Class IV (Morbidly obese)
178 cm158 - 190 kg50 - 60Obese Class V (Super obese)
178 cm> 190 kg> 60Obese Class VI (Hyper obese)

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