Beyond Slim’s Metabolic Reboot® program helps you get fitter, healthier and happier with our 9 Reboot Rituals – simple daily habits for lasting success.
Like this one, Measure Your Progress Daily (Weight or Inches).
Being fitter, healthier, and happier is about more than a number on the scale. That number is one of many pieces of information that can tell your overall health story, and that’s why it is one of our Reboot Rituals, and also why it is not our only ritual, or only measure of progress. We also recommend taking your measurements, since sometimes even if you are not losing pounds, you will notice that you’re losing inches.
So why does weighing or measuring yourself each morning improve your chances of success?
The proof here is in the science… Studies have shown that stepping on the scale and weighing or measuring yourself each morning is an effective method to help you lose weight because it increases motivation and improves self-control and accountability. The results can be quite dramatic if you adopt just this one simple habit.
In one published study of 47 people, the group that weighed themselves daily lost 13 more pounds over 6 months than those that weighed themselves less often. That’s 13 pounds more weight loss, just by weighing yourself each day!
This habit can be simple if you stay consistent. Weigh or measure yourself after you wake up and go to the bathroom, but before you eat or drink anything. This way, you will be getting a reliable baseline weight. Keep in mind that your weight or inches can fluctuate daily for a variety of reasons (including how much water you’ve had to drink), so don’t worry about these fluctuations.
Keep focused on the overall trend and you’ll be thrilled with your results!