How much can a person weigh

Weighing correctly: that's how it works!

When should you weigh yourself?

Are you wondering if you should weigh yourself in the morning or in the evening? Weighing correctly is always best done on a fixed weighing day at the same time. TheBody weight fluctuates during a single day by up to 2-3 kg, due to:

  • The amount of fluid taken in and out
  • Water retention. Remember, it's not just food, supplements, and hormones that cause water retention, but stress and too little sleep too.
  • Filled glycogen stores with increased carbohydrate intake

Therefore, weighing should always be done at the same time of day, ideally in the morning after getting up, as the body weight is not yet too strongly influenced by the natural fluctuations over the day.

In order to obtain the most accurate result possible, it is advisable to set a certain day of the week as the weighing day. This leaves enough time to be able to understand the long-term success of the increase or decrease and keeps the motivation up during the week. When stepping on the scales every day, theCauses of possible weight fluctuations Keep in mind and don't get fixated on individual results. Rather, daily weighing can give a good overview and a basic tendency for gaining or losing weight, for example by calculating the mean value for the week.

In theDetermination of the weighing day a day during the week is ideal. Such days are usually structured and routine through work, so that weighing can be easily integrated into everyday life. If you are at greater risk of letting yourself go and eating more at the weekend than during the week, regular weighing on Saturday or Sunday can help you keep an eye on your goal on your days off.