Average Height for Women

Average Height for Women

Average Height For Women in the US versus the World Have you ever pondered over your height? Most of us spend more time thinking of our weight, but I’m sure if you’re shorter or taller than most other women, you have probably also thought of your height as well. Height might not be something we have as much control over when compared to weight but let’s have a closer look.   This article will discuss the average height for women in the US, how it has changed over time, why it’s relevant, what influences it, AND how it compares to the average height of women across the globe. What is the average height for women in the US? The average height for women in the US is 5 feet 3.75 inches. This is slightly different among different racial or ethnic groups and is illustrated below;   Different races or ethnicities:...
Strong Girl Club Staff - Aug 15, 2020
BMI Chart For Women

BMI Chart For Women

Introduction Have you ever wondered what the big fuss around BMI is? What is it, what is it used for, and is it the best way to measure weight? Well, this BMI guide for women will answer all these questions, so stay tuned. Even though there is no such thing as a ‘perfect’ or ‘ideal’ weight, weight measurements are important to establish and/ or predict health risks. High body mass index (BMI) and body fat percentage are both directly related to various health issues such as asthma, arthritis, diabetes, metabolic disorders, and cardiovascular diseases, such as stroke and heart attacks. What is BMI? Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measurement of your weight compared to your height and is used to determine your risk for developing certain weight-related health problems. Let’s repeat that... it’s merely used to determine your risk for developing certain weight-related health problems and not as a...
Strong Girl Club Staff - Aug 15, 2020
Average Weight for Women

Average Weight for Women

How has the Average Weight for Women in the US changed over time? I’m sure you’ve heard this over and over again, but American women are slowly but surely gaining weight! We often laugh it off or just push it aside, but this has a massive impact on our physical - and mental health.  Increased body weight also increases your risk for developing conditions such as; asthma, arthritis, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart attacks. Research indicates conflicting evidence of the exact weight increase observed among women in the past few decades, but one evident thing, is that women are gaining weight. In 2018, the CDC published a National Health Statistics Report, in which they underlined that between 1960 and 2002, both men and women have gained at least 24 pounds.   The average woman has gained at least 6.8 pounds from 1999–2000 to 2015–2016, going from...
Strong Girl Club Staff - Aug 15, 2020
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