Never using the scales again

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May 22, 2015 7:02am
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So i started doing a pic diary since March and have noticed a massive difference in my weight between pictures from then and now. The scale hasnt been going down though which is why i wont use them again . The best thing to do is a pic diary. You'll definitely notice a difference. Im over the moon just thought id share

22 May
Pull ups are a good check as well. If you can do 1 now, 3 next month. That probably means you lost some fat and gained some muscle
22 May
Good call Jovon. Congrats Touma!
22 May
Measurements are a good way too track progress. Take a look also at the YMCA bodyfat measurement and others that use tape measurements and ratios that help you judge.
22 May
Thanks guys :) Yup next step is pullups.
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May 22, 2015 1:59pm

Agree in regards to pic diary. It is much better in regards to seeing changes in your body. Especially as I tend to find it difficult remebering to track changes. Can't really argue with actual photographic evidence!  ^^

Scales can be so misleading. I have only checked recently after months and although it's going in the right direction, I wouldn't  be bothered either way as it could be a number of reasons for that... 

Congrats beautiful! You've been working like a Trojan and deserve this and more!!! :*

22 May
Thanks love.. yeh i kept getting frustrated from it coz it wasnt going down. Till i asked and someone told me to do a pic diary. The best thing i did. Makes me want to push myself harder now after seeing that difference :)
23 May
I agree... it's motivating to see the results.
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342 Posts
May 22, 2015 2:54pm
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Congrats Touma on all your hard work, keep at it!

22 May
Thank you Dawna. This just makes me want to work harder :))
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38 Posts
May 22, 2015 2:58pm
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I have to use a scale. I gain weight easily. At my age I have to increase activity slower than someone younger.

22 May
Yeh its because im doing weightlifting so the scale doesnt show the muscle gains which is why i stopped using them. But some ppl still have to use them.
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May 22, 2015 5:19pm
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Scale is just keep fluctuating due to several reasons beside gaining weight. That's why it's not accurate pointer.

Pic diary is a must . Beside body measures. Specially waist line.

I used to get concerned by noticing my weight go down and them up again. But my waistline was the house light for me .and keeps me in a good tracking.

22 May
Yeh the scale doesn't show your muscle gains lol
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