You have been working your tail off, and now it is time for a progress check.
Here are some tips to help you get started:
- Always take your measurements first thing in the morning, after using the restroom and before eating or showering.
- If possible, measure your weight in the nude. NO SHOES!
- Wear the same thing every time to ensure consistent results. (A sports bra and a pair of shorts would work.)
- Follow these instructions below to take your measurements.
Measure around your rib cage at the widest point. This is usually at or near your nipple line.
Measure around your waist at the narrowest point. This is usually an inch or two below the ribs.
Measure the circumference of your hips and bum at the fullest point. (In women this is a lot lower than assumed.)
Measure your right bicep at the fullest part, an inch or two away from your armpit.
Measure around your right thigh at the fullest point.
Remember! Tracking measurements and weight is a TOOL. Not an indication of your success or your effort.
It is helpful to know if we are on the right track in reaching your goals- enter the need for progress tracking.
Seeing the numbers move can help you feel like your efforts are making a difference, and give you the push to continue forward! But measurements and weight are not the end all be all in your success. And certainly not and indication of your worth. Please don’t use these numbers to measure your happiness.
In those days when you check in and feel like the numbers are not moving, but you have been putting in 100% effort- reach out to us. We will evaluate your program to make sure we are precisely working towards your goals. And we will help you identify non-scale victories. Progress is not always linear! Every good choice you can make does matter, whether the numbers show it or not.
In time, a healthy lifestyle will bloom and you will see lasting results!