Okay, so you weigh 240 pounds, you are 5'8" tall and you're wondering if you're fat?
We assume you are an adult, and when you say "fat" we assume you mean overweight or obese.|
To determine if you are fat (overweight or obese), we calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI):
240 pounds and 5'8" = BMI of 36.488
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the standard weight status categories
associated with BMI for adults are as follows:
Below 18.50 = Underweight
18.51 - 24.99 = Normal
25.00 - 29.99 = Overweight
30.00 and above = Obese
So, is 240 pounds fat for 5'8"? According to the BMI chart above, the answer is yes,
because the BMI is in the obese range. Therefore, 240 pounds at 5'8" is:
Is 240 pounds fat for 5'9?
Go here for the next weight and height we measured for obesity.