Which Scales should i trust?

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  1. Caloriefree

    Caloriefree Full Member

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    I have electric scales that say im 211 and then my wii fit says im 205...What should i trust? please say the Wii!!! lol
     
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    Circes Strutting her stuff

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    If you weigh yourself on 10 sets of scales you'll likely get 10 different readings. Scales are all calibrated differently so just choose one set and use those for your weekly weigh in. That said i would probably go for your electronic scales rather than the wii as I've heard a lot of comments about how unreliable they are.
     
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    IrishMum A little of everything!

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    Ditto. Plus, just weigh once and log it, as subsequent readings will vary wildly- even on the same scales!
     
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    Redkoala Go on smile! =)

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    The ones which tell you that your lighter lol x
     
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    I've found the opposite with my Wii - they weigh me heavier than my regular scales (regular on tiled floor, Wii on solid wood floor). Tesco sell their own range electronic scales for £6.00 and they are spot on! Almost paid £40 for Salter, and so glad I didn't. Tx
     
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    IrishMum A little of everything!

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    How do you know they're right though?...:p
     
  8. Caloriefree

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    haha im gonna go with what Red said...he seems like hes a doctor...haha! :) Now im happy
     
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    I have the same problem with a 5lb difference between normal scales and Tanita ones. I only use the Tanita ones to calculate body fat but a 5lb difference is quite substantial.
    I normally just go with whatever one is lightest =)
     
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    all scales are diff and id say just use the one you will use the most the wii u can track it daily so that might be good...
     
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    Just stick to the wii, right or wrong it will still tell you weight lost.
    (Just browsing the posts for inspiration, just about to start the Lighterlife programme, end of month.)
     
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