Do you believe if a woman is 5'7" and weighs 141 lbs that she is fat?

  • yes that is fat

    1%
  • no that is not fat

    86%
  • maybe a little chubby

    7%
  • too skinny

    3%
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Brookey
Submitted by at 2:01 PM on Dec. 16, 2008
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Do you believe if a woman is 5'7" and weighs 141 lbs that she is fat?

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Brookey
Submitted by at 2:01 PM on Dec. 16, 2008
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  • Debbie0620...
    Submitted by   at 2:40 PM on December 16, 2008

    I'm 5'3" and 145 so I must be really fat! (Okay, I am a little fat but that is not not not fat!)

  • Aberiah
    Submitted by   at 3:23 PM on December 16, 2008

    If the woman has a high body fat percentage then she will appear "fat". If the woman has low body fat percentage and her weight is due more to the amount of lean body mass that she has then she will appear "toned". The same woman could look TOTALLY different depending on the composition of her body.

  • Brookey
    Submitted by   at 4:23 PM on December 16, 2008

    the reason i ask is b/c my mom said at my height which is 5'7" that 141 lbs is fat. i told her hey i weigh just a little under that! it was something she saw in a magazine

  • mybrowneye...
    Submitted by   at 4:46 PM on December 16, 2008

    Oh Brooke...hun you are far from fat. I weigh more than I look...in fact some people before I got preggo told me that I needed to gain weight. I weighed 132 and was 5'3. I am just very muscular and toned...I asked someone what they thought that Iweighed and they told me 115! So, I don't go by those charts that say this person needs to weigh this without taking into account muscle mass. I took a class in college that backs me up on it if your Mom wants some research to prove it...haha;)

  • RanaAurora
    Submitted by   at 8:19 PM on December 16, 2008

    141 at 5'7"? NO, that's not fat!
    Here... for a small, medium, and large frame, respectively, are the suggested weights:

    5'7"
    123-136
    133-147
    143-163

  • Brookey
    Submitted by   at 10:12 PM on December 16, 2008

    its s weird b/c i told my mom that i have a lot of muscle so i weigh more b/c of that. she says that i need to watch what i eat, lol, i swear MOTHERS!

  • utopiaseas
    Submitted by   at 10:33 PM on December 16, 2008

    No, that isn't even remotely fat.

  • winterglow
    Submitted by   at 4:55 AM on December 17, 2008

    That gives you a BMI of 22 which is WELL within the normal (18.5-24.9) range.

  • maofemmjac...
    Submitted by   at 5:12 PM on December 23, 2008

    nope... i don't think that is fatsmile mini

  • Mweddle
    Submitted by   at 7:47 PM on December 23, 2008

    That is little. NOT FAT.

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