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If the new page layout is not working for you, please Contact Me and let me know what device, operating system, and web browser (with version numbers) you are using so I can attempt to get the layout working for your setup.

About the Redesign

If you visited this site prior to September 15th, 2018, you've no doubt noticed that I've since launched a complete redesign of the website.

If you're not happy with the new design, I sincerely apologize. I would have preferred to keep the old desktop design, but considering the majority of my site's users are now accessing the site from small-screen, touch-enabled, mobile devices, and considering Google is now penalizing websites for not being mobile/thumb friendly, I was left with no choice but to switch to a responsive, mobile-first design.

The good news is that now that I have combined the three separate versions of the site (mobile, desktop, and ad-free member) into a single design, this will free up a ton of my time for working to make the mobile-optimized calculators more desktop/laptop friendly. In fact, some of the redesigned calculators already offer a desktop-optimized form that becomes visible when you increase the width setting of the calculator (within the "Calculator Preferences" expandable panel).

Thank you in advance for your help and patience as I work to improve the redesign.

-Dan

Calculator Preferences
Healthy Weight Calculator Sign

Healthy Weight Calculator

This calculator will calculate your ideal weight based on your height, weight, and body-frame type, plus calculate how many pounds or kilograms you need to gain or lose to achieve it. The results also include a bar chart comparing your ideal weight with your current weight.

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Selected Data Record:

A Data Record is a set of calculator entries that are stored in your web browser's Local Storage. If a Data Record is currently selected in the "Data" tab, this line will list the name you gave to that data record. If no data record is selected, or you have no entries stored for this calculator, the line will display "None".

DataData recordData recordSelected data record: None
Measure:Measurement:Measurement preference:Measurement preference:

Measurement preference:

Select your preferred measurement type.

Gender:Gender:Gender:Gender:

Gender:

Select male or female.

Frame:Body frame:Body frame:Body frame:

Body frame:

To estimate your frame size, wrap your thumb and index finger around the opposing wrist. If your thumb and finger overlap, you have a small frame. If your thumb and finger barely touch, you have a medium frame. If your thumb and forefinger don't touch, you have a large frame.

Hgt inches:Height inches:Height in inches:Height in inches:
Convert x'x" to Inches
Feet
Inches
= inches

Height:

Enter your height (without shoes on) in your selected unit of measurement. Inches for standard and centimeters for metric. Use the decimal equivalents for fractions (for 1/4 enter .25, for 1/2 enter .5, for 3/4 enter .75).

If you need to convert feet and inches to inches, expand the description to reveal a mini feet-to-inches conversion calculator.

Wgt lbs:Weight lbs:Weight in pounds:Weight in pounds:

Weight:

Enter your weight in your chosen unit of measurement. Pounds for standard and kilograms for metric.

Ideal wgt:Ideal weight:Healthy/ideal weight:Healthy/ideal weight:

Healthy or ideal weight:

This is the estimate of ideal amount you should weigh. No single calculator is capable of determining your exact "ideal," as none can account for your unique fat proportion, bone density, or muscle mass. However, just having an estimated target is better than having no goal at all. As long as you don't go below the safe level of calories per day (1,000-1,200 for women, 1,300-1,500 for men), common sense and a mirror will tell you when you've reached your own unique HW.

Difference:Difference:Difference:Difference:

Difference:

This is the weight you would need to lose/gain in order to achieve your estimated ideal weight.

If you would like to save the current entries to the secure database, tap or click on the Data tab, select "New Data Record", give the data record a name, then tap or click the Save button. To save changes to previously saved entries, simply tap the Save button. Please select and "Clear" any data records you no longer need.

Feedback AppreciatedFeedback Greatly AppreciatedYour Feedback Would Be Greatly AppreciatedYour Feedback Is Greatly Appreciated
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Help and Tools

Help and Tools:

This section, which you can Unstick or Hide in the Calculator Preferences (just above the top of the calculator), contains the following tabs (content too long to fit within bordered frame can be scrolled up and down):

About: Click this tab for an introduction to the calculator.

Instructions: Click this tab for step-by-step instructions for using the calculator.

Terms: Click this tab for a list of the descriptions that are located within each popup help button (info icons).

PCalc: Click this tab for a handy "pocket" calculator you can use when you need to calculate an entry needed for the calculator.

Data: Click this tab to save a set of entries or a note in between visits. Entries and notes will be stored to your web browser's local storage (if supported by your browser of choice), meaning they can only be recalled with the same device and web browser you were using when you saved them. If you'd like to save entries and notes between devices you can do so by subscribing to the Ad-Free Member Version.

 

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