How much should a 6 4 bodybuilder weight?

Steve Reeves’ height and weight chart for a bodybuilder (natural)

Height Ideal Weight
6’2” 220lbs
6’3” 230lbs
6’4” 240lbs
6’5” 250lbs

Do bodybuilders have weight classes?

Note: At the NPC Universe Championships there is no Super Heavyweight class but there is a Welterweight class that is over 154 ¼ lbs up to and including 165 ¼ lbs for a total of six (6) classes….Male Weight Classes.

Bantamweight up to and including 143 ¼ lbs
Lightweight over 143 ¼ lbs up to and including 154 ¼ lbs

What are the different weight classes in bodybuilding?

Lightweight: less than 114 lbs. Middleweight: 115-125 lbs….Men’s Division:

  • Bantamweight: Up to 142 lbs.
  • Lightweight: 143-156 lbs.
  • Middleweight: 157-176 lbs.
  • Light Heavyweight: 177-198 lbs.
  • Heavyweight: over 198 lbs.

What are the weight classes for classic physique?

Pro Competition Rules for Classic Physique

Over 5′ 4”, up to and including 5′ 5” (165 cm) Up to and including 175 lbs (79 kg)
Over 5′ 5”, up to and including 5′ 6” (168 cm) Up to and including 180 lbs (82 kg)
Over 5′ 6”, up to and including 5′ 7” (170 cm) Up to and including 185 lbs (84 kg)

What is the perfect male body shape?

Essentially, the male ideal is an inverted pyramid with broad shoulders and small waist, while the female ideal is an hourglass with a small waist-to-hip ratio. Men “also exaggerated their upper body shape…relative to the ideal set by women,” said Tovée.

What does 212 mean in bodybuilding?

212 Olympia: The requirements for this class, just as the name implies, is that the athlete needs to weigh up to and under 212 Lb (i.e., 96.6 kg) and they must be less than 166m or 5’5 of height. These bodybuilders must put on tiny underwear, and they have to accomplish the seven basic bodybuilding postures.

Is there a weight limit for men’s physique?

The fact of the matter is that you need a helluva lot more muscle than you think to compete in these sports. In classic physique for example, if you’re 5’6″ then your weight limit is 170 pounds. At 5’10” your weight limit is 192 pounds and at 6’1″ your weight limit is 232 pounds.

What is the best age for bodybuilding?

Best Age to Build Muscle Generally, the best age for bodybuilding is between 20 and 30 or when you have reached full growth. As discussed, testosterone levels peak around age 19. After age 30, they begin to gradually decline by about 1 percent per year, according to the Cleveland Clinic.

Which body type is best for bodybuilding?

Mesomorph. The Mesomorph is kind of in between the Ectomorph and the Endomorph. They are able to put on muscle easily and genetically are the ideal body type for bodybuilding. They have very strong legs, broad shoulders and a narrower waist.

Do IFBB pros get paid?

According to, the average earnings for a professional bodybuilder is $77,000 per year in 2014. The earnings are influenced by location. For example, a pro bodybuilder in New York makes about $93,000 a year. In Nebraska, pro bodybuilders make an average of $56,000 a year.

How are weight categories determined in bodybuilding?

Competitors are placed in one of six weight categories (for example lightweights are between 143.25-154.25 lbs and super heavyweights are over 22.5.25 lbs). Each of the men have to go through a number of different mandatory poses so that muscle quality can be judged fully.

Which is the newest category in bodybuilding for men?

It’s all about swagger, confidence, experience… and an athletic, aesthetic physique. The newest category of men’s competition is called classic physique. It sits between bodybuilding and men’s physique. In classic physique, athletes take part in two rounds.

How tall do you have to be to build a classic physique?

Here is the height-to-weight chart for building a classic physique: 1 5’5″ – 160 lbs. 2 5’6″ – 165 lbs. 3 5’7″ – 170 lbs. 4 5’8″ – 175 lbs. 5 5’9″ – 180 lbs. 6 5’10” – 185 lbs. 7 5’11” – 190 lbs. 8 6’0″ – 200 lbs. 9 6’1″ – 210 lbs. 10 6’2″ – 220 lbs. 11 6’3″ – 230 lbs. 12 6’4″ – 240 lbs. 13 6’5″ – 250 lbs. More

What are the different types of bodybuilding competitions?

Men’s Bodybuilding Categories and Divisions. 1 Men’s Bodybuilding. Dating back to the 1930s, this is the traditional competition where guys are judged on the amount of mass, definition and symmetry 2 Men’s Physique. 3 Classic Physique. 4 Other categories. 5 Cast Iron vs Rubber Plates: The Difference.