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Old 03-03-2010, 02:05 PM   #1  
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Default How do you measure your hips?

I can't seem to find a good answer anywhere.

Do you measure your hips with your feet together, or shoulder-length apart? I get pretty different numbers depending on how I measure, and I wanted to know what most people do.
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On the show x-weighted today I saw the guy tell the woman to stand with her feet together when he wanted to measure her hips.
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Old 03-03-2010, 08:08 PM   #3  
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I suppose that as long as you always do it the same way .... so, it'd be easier to remember to always keep your feet together???
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I agree with Susan, feet together, do it the same way all the time and at the same spot...
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Whichever gives the smallest number
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How much of your butt and where on your butt should the hip measurement cover?
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Actually, since the reason I measure my hips is to figure out what clothing size I am for ordering from catalogs or online, I measure with my feet shoulder-width apart, at the very widest point. Technically, my "hips" are a little above that point, but I want to make sure everything fits comfortably. If you're just doing it to track progress, though, standing with your feet together is fine.
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