The Best Ways to Measure Fitness Gains Beyond Looking at the Scale

The Best Ways to Measure Fitness Gains Beyond Looking at the Scale

If you’re looking to get stronger and build muscle, it’s not always about the scale. In fact, muscle weighs more than fat, so you’re not necessarily dropping pounds if you’re looking to beef up. And either way, the scale can be hard to go by since weight can fluctuate day by day depending on how much sodium you eat, your workouts, your hormones, and more. Plus, it can make you crazy! You might care about the number more than how you feel during workouts or in your clothes. Here are some better ways to monitor fitness gains without needing a scale. See How Your Clothes Fit Are you slimmer in a pair of jeans that used to feel tight? Or, do you see more defined abs peeking through a crop top? Go by how your body feels and how well your clothing fits to see if you feel better in... Read More