Measurements vs. Weight

Measurements vs. Weight

For all of the talk that we hear and have about weight loss and target weights, there is one glaring oversight: we seem to forget that muscle weighs more than fat. Trying to lose weight by working out at a gym may help on some level, but if you are also gaining muscle mass it may seem like you aren’t losing weight. It is important that you don’t get discouraged if you don’t see your numbers going down dramatically when you step on the scale. After all, your weight isn't the only thing that matters when you're trying to look and feel great.

One of the best ways to monitor your weight loss progress is to keep an eye on your measurements. Hips, waist, and chest are the three most common areas that get measured, but you may also want to check the measurements on your “problem areas”. These can include thighs, arms, and buttocks. Keep a record of your measurements from the beginning of your weight loss journey and redo them every time you do a weigh-in. You may be surprised at how much better you feel seeing those inches drop away, regardless of the numbers you see on the scale.

The number that you see when you weigh yourself is not the only metric you should use when it comes to your weight. It is unhealthy for anyone to focus on a single number, and this is especially true when it comes to what a scale says. There are always other methods and measurements that can be used when it comes to your health, so be sure to utilize all of them to get the best image of your body.

If you aren’t seeing the change in your measurements that you want to, come into CoolSculpting by ThinSculpting. Our certified CoolSculpting technicians can help you figure out a plan that will get you the body you’ve always wanted. We believe that every person deserves to be happy with how they look without breaking the bank, so we also offer financing options to help everyone feel great about themselves. You will be amazed at how much of a difference our FDA-cleared weight loss procedure makes, so give us a call at 800-8THIN-YOU today to make an appointment in one of our three offices conveniently located around the Triangle Region. We can’t wait to help you find the thin that is in you!