Simply weigh yourselfonce/week, on the same day of the week and following the same protocol. Say, every Friday, first thing in the morning. Then take the new weigh in, subtract the prior weeks weigh in, and see the change.
People also ask
Should you weigh yourself every week or every six days?
The number on the scale should not have the power to dictate your mood, the events of the day or your overall quality of life 鈥?it鈥檚 just a number. Weighing weekly can have its advantages 鈥?it allows you to track progress while still having six whole days to not focus on your weight.
How often should I weigh myself without clothes?
As a general guideline, I tend to suggest that my patients weigh themselves [without clothing] one to two times per week, says Reshmi Srinath, MD, director of the Mount Sinai Weight and Metabolism Management Program. Aim to do it before you’ve eaten breakfast or sipped your morning cup of joe.
How often should you check your weight?
That鈥檚 why it鈥檚 important to maintain consistency if you鈥檙e doing the once-daily or one-weekly check. Dr. Seti advises using the same scale, at the same time of day, in the same location, wearing the same clothing. That way, you can assess weight changes with more accuracy.
When is the best time of day to weigh yourself?
For best results, pick a consistent day each week, and weigh yourself in the morning. Look for trends, but don鈥檛 get caught up in the minutiae. Recognize that it will take a few weeks to get a picture of where the trend is heading.