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Postby chubbywife79 » Thu Jul 26, 2007 10:54 am

Ok at the start of the week, I went to my local Chemist and weighed myself. It said I lost 3 kg and when I went to the Centre I joined yesterday it said I lost only 1kg.

Was I fouling myself or do scales read diffently?

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Postby Playboy_bunny » Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:21 am

All scales are different...an example is that on myhome scales I was 118 kgs, at the GPs I was 120 and on mum's scales I was 110! :shock: Only ever weigh on the same set of scales, because they are all sooo different :wink:
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Postby kate_turner2000 » Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:56 am

yep gracie is right, only weigh in on the one set of scales rochelle. dr's and chemist ones are generally more accurate because they have to be configurated every week.
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Postby sassi » Thu Jul 26, 2007 12:33 pm

i agree with the others rochelle. stick to the one set of scales & it's often a good idea to only weigh once a week because your weight is likely to fluctuate during the week as well. :)
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Postby Chelle » Thu Jul 26, 2007 3:14 pm

I haved that problem too. When I lived in port macquarie there was a 5kg lighter on the scales at the doctors, to what the scales at home say. Just stick to one set of scales. Other wise you will be up & down with emotion's.
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Postby Iwillbefit » Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:18 pm

I use those electronic ones that are in the bathrooms in shopping centres, I stick to the one scale and go there once a fortnight to weigh myself.

Are those tanita scales any good?
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Postby Ses » Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:35 pm

there was a thread last month? about different scales. Tanitas were commented on then. I use a Tanita and it seems pretty accurate as long as I am in bare feet.
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