It is currently Sat May 26, 2018 7:28 am

Free Newsletter

Weighing yourself-empty or full tummy??

Anything and everything concerning weight loss.

Moderator: Moderators

Weighing yourself-empty or full tummy??

Postby blueberries » Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:52 am

What gives a more accurate reading when it comes to weighing it better to do it on an empty stomach first thing in the morning or after you've eaten??

appreciate ya feedback :D
Start Weight-79.1kg
Current Weight - 69kg
Target Weight- 58kg
Height- 166cm
Posts: 56
Joined: Sat Oct 27, 2007 2:16 pm
Location: Sydney

Postby candycane » Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:58 am

I usually weight myself in the morning when i get up and before i eat - give myself time to digest food n stuff.

Not sure when would be the correct time to weigh myself tho? That just seemed the most logical i guess...

What does everyone else do?

Posts: 1376
Joined: Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:18 am
Location: NSW

Postby SarahC » Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:03 am

I weigh myself always first thing in the morning, before eating or drinking and after going to the toilet. Later in the day the numbers are always going to be bigger, and it will depend on how much you've drunk, eaten and eliminated throughout the day. I think in the morning is more reliable as well...
User avatar
Posts: 2542
Joined: Wed Jul 12, 2006 10:17 pm
Location: Werribee, VIC, AU

Postby Lush Gal » Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:29 am

Ditto, I do morning - post pee / pre breakfast. I like to think this is my best shot at weighing in thin!!
User avatar
Lush Gal
Posts: 180
Joined: Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:56 pm

Postby loveat116 » Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:38 am

It doesnt really matter, you just need consistency.

If you weigh yourself in the morning and your 70kg,

Then you have brekkie and lunch and you weigh 71kg, it doesnt mean your any fatter.

Weight is just a number, you should never just go by one number.
Starting Weight: 62kg Current Weight: 55.0kg Goal Weight: 54kg

Goal Reached 22 February 2008, Must get down to 54kg again!
User avatar
Posts: 1054
Joined: Sun Jul 29, 2007 10:34 pm
Location: Hobart, Tasmania

Postby Mandie » Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:42 pm

I agree with the above.

Eating - it depends on what you eat! If you weigh yourself immediately after drinking 2L of water and eating 100g of nuts, you will be 2.1kg heavier.

That's why most people tend to do it on an empty stomach, because that's fairly constant!
User avatar
Posts: 2811
Joined: Thu Jul 27, 2006 11:34 pm
Location: Perth

Postby Roar2Life » Thu Nov 01, 2007 7:46 pm

According to my body fat monitor/scales you're not meant to weigh in on it for 3 hours after waking up, exercising or eating. It ain't easy! I usually weigh in in the afternoon after school 'cause i've spent 20 minutes sweating in my motorbike gear on the way home :lol:
In a world full of people only some want to fly...
User avatar
Posts: 147
Joined: Sun Nov 26, 2006 3:28 pm
Location: Morayfield, QLD, Australia

Postby Misstoodles » Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:11 pm

Empty, because you dont exactly weigh everything you eat.
User avatar
Posts: 258
Joined: Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:33 am
Location: Perth, Western Australia

Return to Weight loss Talk

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests