When a big-boned person trying to put himself in a weight class that were never intended for her body frame size disappointment is bound to happen!
To keep your weight loss goals makes sense it is important to factor in the size of your body frame whether small medium or large.
The easiest method is the wrist measurement method that can be done in less than a minute. To get started all you need is a tape measure and chart below
do you need:
The body frame diagram (below).
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Wrap a tape measure around the part of the wrist nearest base of our hand to measure the perimeter. Enter the number of inches down.
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Measure your height.
If you are not sure how tall you are take off your shoes and stand against a wall. With a pencil make a light mark on the wall where the top of your head is. Measure from the hole down to the floor and you have your height in inches. Write down the number
Use this table to determine your body frame size :. .
Height: Under 5 ‘2
Wrist size less than 5.5 = small frame
wrist 5.5 “to 5.75” = medium frame
wrist size of 5.75 “= large frame
Height: 5 ‘2’ to 5 ‘5 “
wrist size less than 6 “= small frame
Wrist size 6 “to 6. 25” = medium frame
wrist size of 6.25 “= large frame
Height: over 5 ‘5 “
wrist size less than 6. 25 “= small frame
wrist size 6.25 “to 6. 5” = medium frame
wrist size of 6.5 “= large frame
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Now that you know your frame size go to the weight chart in the recommended resources below to determine your ideal weight range.
Tips and Warnings
For increased accuracy you can try the more complicated elbow width measuring method in the related article below.”