Weight fluctuations

previous topic · next topic
sstarlin001

Joined: Mar 13
Posts: 14

      quote  
Posted: 22 Mar 2013, 22:07
My weight varies significantly depending on when I weigh myself and how soon I do so after eating. For instance, if I eat lunch at 3:00pm and then weigh myself at work at 5:00 pm I might weigh 165, but then when I get off at 7:30 am I might weigh 163. Since I only weigh myself when I'm at work, when or how should I weigh myself?
Hoser

Joined: Jul 10
Posts: 2,052

      quote  
Posted: 23 Mar 2013, 01:05
First thing in the morning is best. Get out of bed, visit the bathroom, hop on the scale. If you can't do that, try to do it as early in the day as possible and in as consistent a manner as possible.

Of course you weigh more after meals! If you eight eight ounces of food and drink an 8-ounce glass of water, guess what? You're now one pound heavier than you were before you ate/drank.

Also, fluctuations are perfectly normal. Don't sweat small trends... just look for a gradual downward slope in your weight.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

its so hard to train ur brain to eat healthy
Train the body and the mind will follow. Proteins first, then veggies. After a while, you will see it happens. :)
by Ginsin on 17 Jan 17 03:37 PM
Help with using app
Hoping anyone can please help, Im new to this app and trying to work out how to use. Yesterday I entered a food just as tester but not sure how you delete it, is there a way?? Also, is there a way to ...
by RJW21276 on 16 Jan 17 05:44 PM
Suggestion: Add "other" for logging
It would be nice if snack/other could be split. I use "other" for my work out foods. That way I know exactly what I used for fuel and recovery. RIght now I have to subtract my snacks so that ...
by ragbrai1 on 15 Jan 17 04:45 PM
Copy and paste
Has the problem sorted itself Raatamax ?. My foods I eat a lot come up on the 'most eaten' list. You can also save 'meals' that is handy.
by Nedra Plante on 07 Jan 17 08:22 PM
Poor security. Password unencrypted.
I was SHOCKED when I got my password in clear text... their tech team lacks skill and security knowledge. Boo! I am quitting FatSecret and go with the many, more secure alternatives. What's more s ...
by MontaniEers on 05 Jan 17 10:44 AM