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Weigh yourself:you can pay attention to this

Weigh yourself:you can pay attention to this

What can go wrong with yourself? More than you think. These are 5 points of attention when you step on the scale.

1. Is the scale on an even surface?

To weigh yourself accurately, the scale must be on a hard and level surface. A tiled floor is suitable, soft carpeting and a rough natural stone floor are less suitable.

Read also: Why we don't need a scale

2. Do you always use the same scale?

By always using the same scale, you get a better idea of ​​your weight. A different scale can be set slightly differently, so that you suddenly weigh more or less. For the most realistic image, always weigh yourself on the same scale.

3. Weigh yourself:do you do it at a fixed time?

There is no need to weigh yourself every day. Once a week is sufficient, choose a fixed day and time. That way you can best compare your weight over a certain period. A good time to weigh yourself is in the morning after going to the bathroom. Preferably weigh yourself when you are naked.

4. Are you standing still on the scale?

Put your feet together and stand still. Don't bend your knees to read the weight, just lower your head.

5. Are you apropos if your weight fluctuates?

It's not necessary. Most people's weight fluctuates by 1 to 2 pounds. That's nothing to worry about. Your weight fluctuates for various reasons:because you retain more fluid, because you have to go to the toilet, because of hormones ... In addition, your weight is not everything. The distribution between muscle and fat determines a lot and your scale says nothing about that.