154lbs: why your BMI is more important than your weight
All these lovely ladies weigh 154lbs (11 stone or 69kg). That’s the UK average for a British woman according to The Daily Mail. But they vary in height from 5ft 2in to 6ft 1in, and they all carry their weight very differently.
Calculating your BMI is a good way to check whether you’re a healthy weight for your height.
As well as being healthy, the most important thing is that you find a number that looks and feels good to you.
Check your BMI now with our BMI calculator.
Here’s another image from a similar news story from Australia. Again these women are all 154lbs, which is also the average weight of an Australian woman.