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In order to get a better measurement of how much fat you are loosing, stop stepping on the scale, and start picking up the measuring tape. This is a much more accurate way to measure they amount of fat you are loosing, since it shows you the inches you are loosing on your body, rather than relying on a measurement of pounds which can fluctuate due to various circumstances
To accurately measure fat loss, you will need a seamstress measuring tape. A seamstress measuring tape is flexible, so you can wrap it around various parts of your body. You can find these measuring tapes in stores that sell sewing and craft materials.
In order to get an accurate measurement, you should measure yourself without clothing on. For the most part, you can measure yourself on your own without assistance, though this can be a bit difficult for certain parts of your body such as your arms.
Using the seamstress measuring tape, measure your chest, waist, hips, thighs and arms. Your arms and your thighs should be measured separately, so that you have a measurement for each arm and each leg. If you choose to, you can also measure your calves.
When you wrap the tape measure around the part of your body that you are measuring, wrap it snugly, but do not pull too tightly. You do not want the tape measure to pull into your skin. Using a notebook or piece of paper, write down the date that you are measuring and what your measurements on. In order to see your results the best way, only measure one a week, or even better, once a month.
By measuring the actual inches that you are loosing, you will get a much more accurate reading of how much fat you are loosing. Muscle is tone and tight. Fat is loose and flabby. As you loose the fat, your skin will shrink and tighten. When you use a seamstress tape measure to gauge your fat loose, you will get much better results and actually be able to see how much fat you are loosing.