Weight fluctuations

previous topic · next topic
sstarlin001

Joined: Mar 13
Posts: 13

      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

A fun thread. What are you reading?
An amazing read. I hope you enjoy it and learn as I have.
by ClassicRocker on 21 Oct 14 10:03 PM
WW Points -- Kinda Sorta Back?
It would be nice to have the option to track points i would use it if it is for the old points plan.
by janmclark1968 on 21 Oct 14 10:21 AM
weight loss tablets
I agree with wholefoodnut. If you are a vegetarian, you are going to eat a lot of carbs, but just ensure they are good carbs. That is, lots of vegetables, some fruit (high in sugar though). Watch out for ...
by Draglist on 18 Oct 14 11:30 PM
Weight Training
Skydiverjim, had to laugh at your comment, I see lots of men and women doing that. I go do my routine, not much for breaks in between. Maybe a bit of chitchat with someone asking how something works or ...
by wholefoodnut on 11 Oct 14 03:44 PM
Don't understand kcal
I think one is your daily recommended intake needed to lose weight and the other is your daily energy expenditure, how much you're actually burning daily through exercise etc to stay at your current ...
by ebivr on 30 Sep 14 04:20 AM