Do I need to lose weight or not?

7 posts | Original | Recent
 
Image_thumb
8 Posts
Aug 1, 2013 9:50am
via Android

I am 165-ish centimetres and weigh 60 kilograms...so thats about 5 foot 5 and 130 pounds and Im 25 years old. I am pretty comfortable with my body - I had a baby just 6 1/2 months ago - but I don't know what you fitness kids think? I think BMI is bogus because it doesnt take into account muscle mass. So what does everyone think? Whats a sexy weight for a 5 foot 5 girl?

07 Aug
What does your other half think? That's what matters. :-)
Image_thumb
56 Posts
Aug 1, 2013 3:44pm
via iOS
Generally, if the middle digit of height measurement is the same as the first digit in weight, you're looking good.

Simple, but easy.
01 Aug
In centimetres that is :)
01 Aug
Oh, and kilos
Image_thumb
149 Posts
Aug 1, 2013 3:59pm
via Android

You look beautiful to me lol so ill say no

Icon_missing_thumb
16 Posts
Aug 5, 2013 5:10am
via iOS
No you don't need to lose weight, you sound like you are at a good place weight wise to me. It's nice to see someone who isnt obsessed with trying to lose weight after having a baby and congratulations by the way 
Icon_missing_thumb
10 Posts
Aug 5, 2013 6:12am
via Android

Bmi is good for measuring trends in a large population (for instance when the average bmi of the us goes up it tells us ee continue to get fatter as a nation), but bmi is horrible on an individual level because everyone's body type is not standard.

Image_thumb
8 Posts
Aug 5, 2013 9:11am
via Android

It just seems like the media sends out the message that 110-120 pounds is healthy for height thats 10-15 kilos lighter than me...so i was just curious. I think im comfortable in my body I would like to be a bit more toned and fit (fit as in cardiovascular fitness Id love to.be able to.jog 5 km like I used to instead I huff and puff after a flight of stairs haha). So those are my main goals. Weight loss not so much a focus point for me at the moment.

05 Aug
Thanks everyone this has made me feel better. Im not so worried about losing weight now. I am however going to clean up my eating...since having bubs ive been craving salt and sweet but mainly bread...and i usually give in haha. So august is my clean eating month :)
Image_thumb
149 Posts
Aug 5, 2013 9:30am
via Android

Good good hope ypu and your kids have a nice month ... And the rest of eternity lol

Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,230 topics, 38,325 posts

Motivation & Support

8,515 topics, 41,719 posts

App Updates

15 topics, 48 posts

Ask the Pros

722 topics, 1,835 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,894 topics, 12,162 posts

Trainer Tools

9 topics, 33 posts

Featured Training Programs

Fitness Bootcamp

Fitness Bootcamp

Moderate Time 3 Weeks
Functional Fitness 1.0

Functional Fitness 1.0

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Weight Loss Bootcamp

Weight Loss Bootcamp

Intense Time 3 Weeks
Brazilian Booty Butt

Brazilian Booty Butt

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Body Blast Bootcamp

Body Blast Bootcamp

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Core Through

Core Through

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 25 mins  
Core  
Intermediate Level Tabata

Intermediate Level Tabata

Intense Ic_time_32x32 4 mins  
Legs  
Autumn Stretches

Autumn Stretches

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 12 mins  
Yoga  
Core Smashing Delight

Core Smashing Delight

Intense Ic_time_32x32 16 mins  
Core  
Friends Forever

Friends Forever

Casual Ic_time_32x32 15 mins  
Core  
Self-Myofascial Release

Self-Myofascial Release

Casual Ic_time_32x32 8 mins  
Legs   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Foam Roller