Track your Weight
Tracking your weight encourages you to stay focused on reaching your goals and holds you accountable for your actions. But it's not only your daily calories or the amount of exercise you do that affects your weight.
Before you start making decisions and forming habits, you should first understand the underlying factors that may be influencing your body. It's also important to remember that weight is not an indicator of your overall health.
Factors other than food and physical exercise that may be causing weight fluctuations:
Body composition considers everything in your body and breaks it down into its core components: fat, protein, minerals, and water. A more straightforward way to look at it is that your body composition has fat mass and fat-free mass.
Since scales can’t tell the difference between pounds from fat mass and fat-free mass, measuring and monitoring body composition is important to determine progress and better understand where you are in your health journey.
Having too much fat is a condition called obesity and puts you at risk for:
Tracking your body fat percentage is essential if you want to know if you are losing fat and not just weight.