100 lb. Club - The dreaded word...SCALE!

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02-01-2009, 11:01 AM
So, I'm heading out today to buy a new scale. It's a love/hate relationship, but I must have one if I am going to track my progress.

Do the fat/BMI etc scales work? Does anyone have a good one they can recommend?

I looked at WalMart and Bed Bath and Beyond and have found a couple between 30-50 bucks. I don't mind spending the money, but I don't want to pay for gadgets that don't work!

02-01-2009, 11:08 AM
for me, if i know how tall i m there's enough places online that can calculate the bmi tht i dont use bmi scales.

i love my digital scales though.

02-01-2009, 11:24 AM
We have 2 scales in my house.
Mine (the mean one :devil: ) and my wife's (which is about 2 lbs nicer :) )
Mine is a cheep no frills digital.
My wife's is more expensive and has the body fat % calculator and BMI stuff included.
Last time I went to the doctors office I felt vindicated because the weight they took from me was the exact weight my cheepo scale gave me :D . Of course when I was at home I took my weight in my birthday suit and at the Dr. I was dressed :o .
In my opinion I would go with a cheep digital. Even if the initial weight programed is off by a lb or 2, you will still be able to track all of your weight loss progress. Just my $.02

02-01-2009, 11:43 AM
I have this (http://www.kmart.com/shc/s/p_10151_10104_005W391179110001P?vName=Bed+%26+Bath&cName=Bath&sName=Accessories) one. I'm not sure if I trust the body fat and water but I love the fact that I can get on it 10 times in a row and it reads the same EVERY single time. I stood on 5 or 6 of them in the store the day I bought it and it seemed to be the most accurate.