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Normal Waist Size for a Man--What Is
Fighting Trim?

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Last updated July 1, 2016
By Mark Coburn, Associate Editor and Featured Columnist



Waist to Height Chart--How Do You Stack Up?

Here is a chart of the range of waist line measurements that are
considered healthy for a woman of different heights.  The
column titled Waist-to-Height Ratio is a way to tell if you are
considered overweight or at an unhealthy waist line
measurement.  

How does your Waist-to-Height Ratio compare with others?  
How do you stack up against Tiger Woods, for example?  Here
are some ratios for you to use as a comparison:

Subjects                                                         Waist-to-Height
Ratio  
Tiger Woods                                                          37.8%

Ken Doll                                                                 36.0%
Rory McIlroy                                                          40.5%
Male College Swimmers                                          42.8%

World Health Organization
Cut-off for Increased Risk Females                        49.2%
General Healthy Cutoff                                           50.0%

WHO Increased Risk Males                                     53.6%

WHO Substantially Increased
Risk Males                                                               58.2%


Here are the Cut-Offs for Waist-to-Height Rations to Watch,
according to the World Health Organization:

Increased Risk                      Substantially Increased Risk
Waist (WHtR)                         Waist (WHtR)
Men 37.0" (53.6%)                 40.2" (58.3%)


Ideal Waist Line Measurements for Men of Different
Heights (Bookmark this Chart as a Weight Loss Tool)


















































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Losing Your Belly Fat After the Baby

Cortisol-Does It Really Make You Fat?

Normal Fasting Blood Sugar
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Height

5 feet and inches
below
Ideal Waist Line
Waist-to-Height
Ratio (%)
Healthy Target
5 feet 5-6 inches
28.5
46%
up to 50%
5 feet 7 inches
31
46
up to 50%
5 feet 8 inches
31.2
46
up to 50%
5 feet 9 inches
31.7
46
up to 50%
5 feet 10 inches
32
46
up to 50%
5 feet 11 inches
32.6
46
up to 50%
6 feet
33.1
46
up to 50%
6 feet 2 inches
34
46
up to 50%
6 feet  4 inches
35
46
up to 50%
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