Worth recording measurements?

previous topic · next topic
waterfallpar...

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 9

      quote  
Posted: 29 Aug 2012, 15:33
I measured my hips, tummy, thighs and upper arms today to hopefully be able to see the cm's decreasing (note the positive thinking!)
Do you all record this and note the changes sometimes more than weight?
skirch97

Joined: Sep 09
Posts: 197

      quote  
Posted: 29 Aug 2012, 15:57
Yes! I take my measurements monthly and have been very pleased with the results. My thinking is as I lose fat and gain muscle I will become leaner and that difference might not always show on the scale, but will show with inches decreasing.
Visit my Avon store at www.youravon.com/skirchhoff
Cimaen

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 62

      quote  
Posted: 29 Aug 2012, 16:02
Hi, Ie I record my Neck, Bicep, Forearm, Chest, Waist, Hips, Thigh & Calf. I record it via LibreOffice Calc. I have a pretty little graph that shows how much I'm shrinking.


Cymru Rydd
lowridevbv20...

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 15

      quote  
Posted: 29 Aug 2012, 17:46
I weight and measure belly every morning but I only recorded every 1- 2 weeks......
misunshyne

Joined: Dec 08
Posts: 28

      quote  
Posted: 29 Aug 2012, 19:04
Yes, I find measuring very helpful as a tracker over time, but I only measure every 1-3 months. I personally feel that measuring more often than that will take away the "wow factor" for me.
Donuts never taste as good as they look...
SuberWoman

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 15

      quote  
Posted: 06 Sep 2012, 09:02
I think this is a great idea. I took my measurements as a size 8 but now that I am a size 14, I think once a month can help me in this journey even if the outlook is bleak.
riocaz

Joined: Jun 12
Posts: 657

      quote  
Posted: 06 Sep 2012, 09:39
I measure my waist size as that's what my mini-goals are measured by.

42" jeans(25/01/2013) 40"(28/02/2013) 38"(20/03/2013) 36"(25/05/2013)
Down from 60" waist jeans since June 21st 2012.

Still keeping to my 26" jeans, but they are too tight for comfort. too many tasty things in the US, and over Xmas.

Onwards and Downwards! Smile
http://www.menu52.com/



Forum Search
Advanced forum search


Latest Posts

For those of you on Low-Carb diets
Thanks, jlbenitz - Since I restarted Monday I have been expanding my eating and not just limiting it to the MIMs. It was a good way for me to start though. They fill me up and I don't want the other ...
by LO-Carb Karen on 09 Dec 16 03:06 PM
Paleo Diet: What's Your Experience?
There is no such thing as PALEO ....no one truly knows what people ate back in 'Cave Man' times , these are just labels people put on various 'ways' of eating and try and sell it to you ...
by spacey48 on 09 Dec 16 02:57 PM
Hiit
Sorry YCLW but although there is some sense in your comments a lot of it is true Bro science whenever I read the words 'Fat Burning Machine' I have to laugh its the same nonsense written on the ...
by spacey48 on 09 Dec 16 02:51 PM
Don't run, walk
I agree, running makes me feel like I am dying but I love a nice, brisk walk!
by ChristinaO65 on 09 Dec 16 02:38 PM
Lost some weight, mostly inches
Marymaryquitecon wrote: Best reason of all to losing weight is for your health! Keep up the good work! for sure! that should be the main focus.
by roseerick on 08 Dec 16 09:34 PM