Over time, it is the movement in weight – the general trend – which counts. But what is this figure telling you? Sure, you might be heavier but we don’t know that it’s all fat. As noted above, you might just be holding on to a bit of water. Sure, you might be lighter, but if you’re 3 days into your Ketogenic diet, then you body is going to release a whole lot of water, and you could suddenly show up 3 kilos lighter. .
“here in the UK, only 17% of people have a gym membership”
Source: IBISWorld report on Gyms and Fitness Centres UK
So, by all means continue to use the scales, but upgrade your understanding of the changes happening to you by one of the more precise methods of body composition analysis. My Vital Metrics offers DEXA scanning as the gold standard. You can get more information about DEXA here. Look out for our upcoming smackdown between DEXA and other body composition methods.
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