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Anyone used fat analysis weighing scales?

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Innishh Sun 20-Oct-19 23:14:22

Losing weight now but want to join the gym to do weight training - so was thinking I will need to measure % fat rather than weight - as will I put on weight but get slimmer IYSWIM - don’t want to get demotivated.

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fishonabicycle Mon 21-Oct-19 10:21:18

Those machines are very unreliable. Take monthly photos instead.

nakedavengeragain Mon 21-Oct-19 10:23:50

I have a Fitbit Aria. It bloody makes up the fat analysis. It got me and DH mixed up as we are very near in weight now and told him he was 40% fat. Once I'd explained to the scales he was a man it suddenly went to 20%.
Don't waste money on them.

Rainbowhairdontcare Mon 21-Oct-19 10:24:50

Definitely don't work... You're better off with calipers

Innishh Mon 21-Oct-19 12:57:55

Thanks all - saved me £££’s and distress.

Last time I found trying on an old pair of trousers each month helpful in seeing how I was doing.

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