answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

Many doctors and nutritionists will give a weight, but forget the bone structure. 5' 2" and you are petite (small boned) you can weigh 100 lbs - 105 lbs 5' 2" medium boned you can weight 110 - 115 lbs. 5' 2" large boned you can weight 118 - 125 lbs. Remember, muscle weighs more than fat and bone also can weigh. If you are slightly over 105 lbs. (and if you are petite) don't worry about it. You can lost 10 lbs. easily if you get the flu and are dehydrated. Sometimes it's best to have a little added meat on your bones than being too thin. Here is rule of thumb: 100 pounds up to 5' and 5 more pounds for each inch. Example: I am 5' 6" tall so I add on 60 lbs. over the hundred making me 160 lbs. For me (being petite) that's too much weight and I feel better being 138 lbs. - 145. That's trim, but not thin. Exercise is also important and 8 glasses of water a day, plus a well balanced diet.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2006-08-29 06:32:57
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Health

21 cards

What is sedentary

How many hours of sleep should a 14-year-old boy get

What fruit or vegetable is high in vitamin A

You are insulin resistant you do not however have diabetes If you lose the weight will your insulin resistance go too along with it your chance of developing diabetes

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
4.1
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
10 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is the average weight of a 17-year-old girl who is 5 feet 2 inches?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
People also asked