Web Content Viewer (JSR 286) - Healthy Weight

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Legs on bathroom scales with measuring tapeWhen setting goals for managing your weight – whether you want to lose, gain or maintain – it’s best to start small. If you achieve your first goal, you can always make another one. 

Experience has shown that working at losing weight in steps of five per cent of your body weight is a good idea because it’s not too much, but it can still make a big difference to your health and how you feel about yourself. If you’re not sure what a realistic weight goal is for you, have a look at the table below.

Your weight 5% of your weight
40 kg 2.0 kg
45 kg 2.25 kg
50 kg 2.5 kg
55 kg 2.75 kg
60 kg 3.0 kg
65 kg 3.25 kg
70 kg 3.5 kg
75 kg 3.75 kg
80 kg 4.0 kg
85 kg 4.25 kg
90 kg 4.5 kg
Your weight 5% of your weight
95 kg 4.75 kg
100 kg 5.0 kg
105 kg 5.25 kg
110 kg 5.5 kg
115 kg 5.75 kg
120 kg 6.0 kg
125 kg 6.25 kg
130 kg 6.5 kg
135 kg 6.75 kg
140 kg 7.0 kg
145 kg 7.25 kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

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