Aa
A
A
A
Close
Weight Loss & Dieting Community
7.65k Members
Avatar universal

am i too fat and too short?

i'm 5'2 and close to 5'3. i am 13 years old and will be turning 14 in the end of December. i weight about 120lbs. my question is: am i fat and short?
2 Responses
649848 tn?1534637300
COMMUNITY LEADER
I'd say probably neither............5'2 is not a bad height to be.  Below is a small bit from a height/weight chart.  So depending on your frame size, you could weigh anywhere from 108 - 143.......

Height                        Small Frame         Medium Frame        Large Frame
5'2"                                108-121                118-132                  128-143

If you eat well and get plenty of exercise, so you aren't getting flabby, you are about right........

483733 tn?1326802046
I am just shy of 5'3" and know that you are just right.  When I was your age I was around 105 and was too skinny.  Continue to eat right and get regular exercise and you will have a good chance of keeping yourself at a very good weight.
Have an Answer?
Top Healthy Living Answerers
649848 tn?1534637300
FL
Avatar universal
Arlington, VA
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
14 super-healthy foods that are worth the hype
Small changes make a big impact with these easy ways to cut hundreds of calories a day.
Forget the fountain of youth – try flossing instead! Here are 11 surprising ways to live longer.
From STD tests to mammograms, find out which screening tests you need - and when to get them.
Tips and moves to ease backaches
Here are 12 simple – and fun! – ways to boost your brainpower.