Most people rely on the weight scale to measure how healthy they are. Our society as a whole places a huge emphasis on weight, which can lead to dieters believing that, if they don’t weigh a specific number, they aren’t healthy.
But, in reality, weight doesn’t always measure health.
This is true for many reasons, one being that muscle weighs more than fat. If you’re strength training as you practice healthier eating habits, you may not see much of a number drop on the scale. That doesn’t mean you’re not on the right track.
That being said, there are ways you can evaluate your overall health – besides the number on your scale.
10 WAYS TO TELL YOU’RE GETTING HEALTHIER
If you can’t go by weight, then how do you know if you’re headed toward your goals?
Take a look at these ten alternatives for tracking your progress.
FIND OUT HOW HEALTHY YOU REALLY ARE.
If you’ve got big fitness dreams, don’t give up when the pounds don’t drop as quickly as you’d like. Your weight isn’t the only indication of your health. Instead, look for the ten signs above to determine if you’re making any progress with your diet and exercise routine.
You can also get a Fit3D Scan to determine how healthy you really are and create a fitness plan best suited to meet your health goals. We offer private Fit3D Scans at our Cornell location.
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