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Goal weight for ladies who are 5’6?

xxpeople2xxpeople2 Member, Premium Posts: 18 Member Member, Premium Posts: 18 Member
I’m curious what other ladies who are 5’6 have chosen for their goal weight?!

I’m fairly athletic & lift weights mostly with a little bit of cardio! My “original” goal weight was 150lbs, but I felt really good at 167lbs and the scale never dropped more than that for 2 months so my new goal is 160-165lbs!

What is yours?!
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  • ChenoachemChenoachem Member Posts: 1,758 Member Member Posts: 1,758 Member
    Great job on losing weight. I have a fairly fine bone structure, so my goal is around 140.
  • sunny_d22sunny_d22 Member, Premium Posts: 315 Member Member, Premium Posts: 315 Member
    I'm at 158 now. My goal is 143. I might go a few pounds below 143,but I'll decide once I get there.
  • amberellen12amberellen12 Member Posts: 248 Member Member Posts: 248 Member
    Mine is 125
  • jenniferburns1989jenniferburns1989 Member Posts: 21 Member Member Posts: 21 Member
    220lbs now goal is 150
  • DamienAngelicaDamienAngelica Member Posts: 281 Member Member Posts: 281 Member
    I'm 5' 6.5". My original goal was 140, but I reached it and kept going. I'm now around 130 pounds and very happy.
  • solieco1solieco1 Member, Premium Posts: 1,557 Member Member, Premium Posts: 1,557 Member
    Goal is 162
  • BintzieBintzie Member Posts: 24 Member Member Posts: 24 Member
    Goal weight 165-ish, but I have quite a ways to go.

    I was 165 in high school, very fit, and fairly strong. I've gained at least a bit of muscle since then but also a whole bunch of the bad stuff. =(
  • kalyn_QTkalyn_QT Member Posts: 273 Member Member Posts: 273 Member
    I'll say 140-145, but really I'm going by looks. So I hold my weight in arms, back, and stomach so I really just want no back fat and a flat-ish stomach and my arms to have muscle and be slim. I'm hoping that happens at 140-145 but I may have to drop lower to achieve all 3. I'm still a long ways away from finding out.
  • iowalindaiowalinda Member Posts: 349 Member Member Posts: 349 Member
    I'm currently at 136, but there is still some fat on my stomach, so I'll probably go a few pounds lower and then reassess.
  • aganeyaganey Member Posts: 503 Member Member Posts: 503 Member
    kalyn_QT wrote: »
    I'll say 140-145, but really I'm going by looks. So I hold my weight in arms, back, and stomach so I really just want no back fat and a flat-ish stomach and my arms to have muscle and be slim. I'm hoping that happens at 140-145 but I may have to drop lower to achieve all 3. I'm still a long ways away from finding out.

    ^^^this EXACTLY! I could've written this post!
  • TracitaGoGoTracitaGoGo Member Posts: 3 Member Member Posts: 3 Member
    I've also set my goal weight at 150 but if 165 looks and feels great, I won't allow myself to be disheartened if the scale doesn't move past that.
  • KeladelphiaKeladelphia Member Posts: 820 Member Member Posts: 820 Member
    My initial goal was 135, I reached it and wasn't happy there (too thin). Now I maintain 138-145.
  • aliblainaliblain Member Posts: 175 Member Member Posts: 175 Member
    I’m 5 foot 7 and would like to be around 147lb which was my pre baby weight. Currently at 166lb and feel good but still carrying too much fat around my middle- I’m an apple
  • hrod215hrod215 Member Posts: 163 Member Member Posts: 163 Member
    Everyone carries weight differently so I'd love to see pics of anyone can share. I'm 5'6 and my starting weight more recently was 165. I hold weight in the midsection and my cheeks lol. I've gotten down to 132 and wasn't very happy with how gaunt I looked. I gained a bit of weight, got to 148 and bam! My midsection took over. Sigh. So I'm focusing more on weight lifting. I've been holding steady at about 139-140 and I'm worried I'm starting to get that gaunt look again but I'm still not satisfied with the fat I'm still holding on to. Quite the conundrum folks. LOL!
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  • stacybaker707stacybaker707 Member Posts: 127 Member Member Posts: 127 Member
    I am 5'6", started at 237 and currently below 215 (haven't weighed in a few days). I set my goal at 175 as that is what I weighed before I had kids. I am really busty and have big legs and booty, and my husband and I aren't into the stick figure look.
  • Pastaprincess1978Pastaprincess1978 Member Posts: 371 Member Member Posts: 371 Member
    I am currently 136ish and want to be 128. Goal weight was about 134 but I still feel very weighted around the hips/legs and want to lose about another 8-10 lbs. I am 169 cm - about 5' 6" and of a very fine build (narrow hips, tiny wrists and arms etc).
  • TitaniaEcksTitaniaEcks Member Posts: 351 Member Member Posts: 351 Member
    I'm 5'8" and my GW is 130, and the rule of thumb for women is 5 lbs per inch, so if I was 5'6" goal would be 120. But everyone has different bone structure, different build, and different muscle mass. Some 5'6" chicks may look best at 145 and some may look best at 115. My own structure looks best at the lower end of healthy weight. It all depends.
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