Sunday, May 16, 2010

Weight Loss - Stop Focusing on Pounds So Much

Many people trying to lose weight to make the common error of focusing too much on the number of pounds lost or gained. This is not a very accurate way to measure the "weight loss" because there are a number of factors affecting the reading of the scale - the muscle weighs more than fat, heavy water, etc. Here is two, one way accurate to measure their progress.

Measurement - Maybe it was the work involved in making a tape that keeps most people from doing it. Prefer a quick and easy measurement, such as stepping on the scales. However, measuring tape actually a better way to determine if you have gained or lost weight. Each week, you should take your waist, hips, thighs, and measurement and recording on a blog to help track your progress. , The smaller the size, weight he lost. And something important here to remember: if you are a male with a waist over 40 inches, or women and have a waist over 35 inches, has a higher risk of serious illnesses like heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Hole band - If you're too lazy to take your tape measure is a simple way to measure weight. Count the number of holes that need to get the belt to hold the pants. You can ignore the holes more weight he lost. Of course, not lie to us and to win over the very strict to the point where you feel uncomfortable. If you cannot really be a seat belt, you can measure your weight to see if they fit into the pants fit smaller or larger.

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