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Average Weight of a 50+

Old 02-15-10, 12:43 PM
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178 lbs. trying hard to drop to 170. 57 and 5'8".

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Old 02-15-10, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by JanMM View Post
You're going with an average of the first ten? Is that statistically significant? Are the first ten significant? I know I feel insignificant sometimes.
How many 50+ers hang out here? (<50ers/50-ers are insignificant)

An insignificant 195 can't remember if that is pounds or kg.
We had about 350 folks respond recently to the age poll. I don't know who the first 10 were, but I do know that the curve was not evened out until about 100 responses.
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Old 02-15-10, 12:59 PM
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I am 190, 6' tall (well, I think I have shrunk to 5'113/4") and 58 years old.
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Old 02-15-10, 02:03 PM
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Old 02-15-10, 02:03 PM
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Thirty minutes. But I'm glad to know I'll get the first available customer service representative, and that my call is important. And thank goodness they're going to record the call for security and training purposes.
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Old 02-15-10, 02:05 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
so far the answer is 179 lbs for avrg 50+
I am going to assume you are only looking for male50+ because if you start adding females into the mix, you're average is likely to change quite a bit.
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Old 02-15-10, 02:34 PM
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AVRGs

road 177
50+ 179
commuter 199
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Old 02-15-10, 02:54 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
AVRGs

road 177
50+ 179
That's because the average 50+er is taller...

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Old 02-15-10, 02:56 PM
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Trying to figure out what age has to do with weight.
But 5'7" 160 - 165 on average.
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Old 02-15-10, 03:27 PM
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Old 02-15-10, 03:35 PM
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180 lbs. 6'0" 54y/o

Originally Posted by wobblyoldgeezer View Post
Bit skinny for 6 ft 1

68 kilos (@2.2 =) 136 lbs

(Bit more than I have been since I broke my leg and had no exercise for 3 months)
Wow! I got down to 145 after being unable to eat at all for over a month and I was so skinny I scared people.
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Old 02-15-10, 03:49 PM
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103-106 during the year. Compact-sized 50+ guy.
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Old 02-15-10, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
180 lbs. 6'0" 54y/o



Wow! I got down to 145 after being unable to eat at all for over a month and I was so skinny I scared people.
That's actually a very good Point. One of the risks of voluntary weight loss at our age is a) people asking you when you were diagnosed with cancer, or b) people asking you about your divorce.
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Old 02-15-10, 04:40 PM
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5'8" tall, 150 lbs, probably 5 lbs. of excess gut and butt flab payload
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Old 02-15-10, 05:19 PM
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0.086 tons. (That's 78,000 grams)
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Old 02-15-10, 05:23 PM
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6' 3", 221.6 and 56yo, where's the nachos?
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Old 02-15-10, 06:35 PM
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Old 02-15-10, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
AVRGs

road 177
50+ 179
commuter 199
Yeah, but I lied over there.
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Old 02-15-10, 07:20 PM
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Originally Posted by DnvrFox View Post
We had about 350 folks respond recently to the age poll. I don't know who the first 10 were, but I do know that the curve was not evened out until about 100 responses.
That's a reasonably significant answer...................................
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Old 02-15-10, 09:30 PM
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5' 11" 155 lbs 57yrs.

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54yro, 5' 8", 143#. Down from 155# a couple years ago.
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Old 02-16-10, 02:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Digital Gee View Post
Thirty minutes. But I'm glad to know I'll get the first available customer service representative, and that my call is important. And thank goodness they're going to record the call for security and training purposes.
Chuckle. Waiting for my wife, so we can go out... that's my excuse for wasting time on this one.
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