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How to weigh yourself

How to weigh yourself

Weigh yourself once a week and keep all variables consistent.

Weigh yourself no more than once a week and keep as many factors consistent as possible.

Weigh yourself:

  • On the same day each week.
  • At the same time of day.
  • On the same scale.
  • On the same floor surface.
  • Wearing the same thing.

For example, weigh yourself every Thursday morning at 7:00 on the bathroom scale before you shower (wearing nothing).

Your weight can fluctuate hourly due to a variety of factors. Weighing yourself following the advice above will help ensure that any weight loss you see is due to losing body fat and not other factors.




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