The average man who weighs 160 pounds lifts approximately 135 pounds on the bench press, 125 pounds squatting and 155 pounds dead-lifting. The average woman who weighs 132 pounds lifts approximately 64 pounds on the benc... More »

The average person can swim about three miles per hour. Swimming is an amazing cardio exercise for weight loss, as up to 600 calories can be burned per hour. More »

According to, the average bike speed is between 9 and 18 miles-per-hour (mph). However actual speeds will depend on the rider's ability, the terrain, and the riding conditions. More »

After the initial weight loss associated with beginning a healthier lifestyle, a rate of 1 to 2 pounds per week is safe for most people. The exact time required to lose weight to reach a goal depends on several factors, ... More » Health Fitness & Exercise

Sweating helps a person burn calories quicker, which contributes to weight loss. Working out or spending time in a spa or sauna regularly induces sweating for weight loss purposes. More » Health Fitness & Exercise

A healthy weight for a woman measuring 5 feet and 3 inches in height is between 107 and 135 pounds, according to Rush University Medical Center. Women of that height weighing between 141 and 163 pounds are overweight, wh... More »

To find your BMI, multiply your weight in pounds by 703, take your height in inches and square it, then divide the former by the latter. Websites, such as the site for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, offer ... More » Health Fitness & Exercise