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AAArgh! 11 pound difference between scales at home and scales in gym!

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SalmonellaDeGhoul Tue 22-Oct-13 21:17:15

at home I am 13 4
At the gym I am 12 7
Will they have made sure the one at the gym is accurate? What's the best one to buy for home?

ErrolTheDragon Tue 22-Oct-13 21:21:07

You'd hope the gym one would be accurate...

Our scales are Seca, I think they're good (DH's choice and he's into accuracy). Whatever you have, make sure they're on a properly flat, hard surface.

SalmonellaDeGhoul Tue 22-Oct-13 22:33:18

I always put it on the floorboards in our bedroom but they could be a bit bendy! grin
I do hope the gym one is right. 11 pounds would make me a loss less lardy than I thought!

Lepreporn Tue 22-Oct-13 22:36:43

My gym scales has me 10 lbs lighter then home one.
My home one is right though. I checked with the gym instructor and he said the gym ones are wrong.

SalmonellaDeGhoul Tue 22-Oct-13 22:39:10

Lepreporn, you aren't in the gym in the National aquatic centre are you?

Lepreporn Tue 22-Oct-13 23:16:30

No I'm in Ireland. I wish the scales in the gym was right !

SalmonellaDeGhoul Wed 23-Oct-13 01:03:42

Lepreporn, I did mean the national aquatic centre in Blanchardstown, Dublin!grin

Lepreporn Wed 23-Oct-13 20:19:08

Oh sorry I didn't realise you meant Dublin blush. I'm from cork.

ChipMonkeyFucker Wed 23-Oct-13 21:41:46

grin This is Salmonella by the way in my Support AnyFucker namechange!

Overcooked Wed 23-Oct-13 21:44:15

My scales at home vary by 10lb depending on where on the flat floorboards they are - I have no clue as to weight and go by clothes fitting now, that's all that matters any way, really.

ChipMonkeyFucker Thu 24-Oct-13 23:07:45

I asked one of the gym instructors today and she said it was 2-3lb "too nice to you" but definitely not 11lb.

Why do I still think in stones and pounds when I hate the imperial system?

ErrolTheDragon Fri 25-Oct-13 11:20:38

Me too - odd as my scales are set to kilograms! But 1kg (off!) doesn't sound nearly as good two pounds (even though its a bit more). 3kg doesn't sound much but half a stone does.

ChipMonkeyFucker Sat 26-Oct-13 19:15:38

Oh, yes, anyone could lose 3kg.
Half a stone is a much greater achievement!grin

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