|By Lisa VanWilliams|
Do you know that 5 pounds of fat is equivalent to a stone brick?
If you are not sure what weight range you should exactly be in, it's all determined by BMI (body mass index) and/or body fat percentages.
The American Council on Exercise gives these recommendations for ideal amounts of body fat:
Percent Body Fat Norms for Men and Women
The CDC also offers a BMI calculator if you prefer a weight range and a BMI average:
Don't carry more bricks than you need, because it's harder to break down a wall than smash a few bricks.