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J2740LOU SparkPoints: (315,695)
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3/14/10 8:34 P

I don't necessarily rely on the measurements for accuracy, just direction. I know they aren't the best for measuring body fat, muscle mass.

SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 65,457
3/14/10 3:57 P

I would agree that body fat scales aren't typically accurate. They can be good to measure trends, but won't necessarily give you an accurate reading.

Coach Jen

LETOVERN Posts: 2,603
3/14/10 2:00 P

No scale is accurate on the fat% and other stuff. I'm on my 2nd WW scale. Mine have been pretty accurate. The first one lasted about 6 years. Did you put yours in the same place the other scales were? Mine will show a different weight if I move it.

MOONSHADOW876 SparkPoints: (0)
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3/14/10 1:51 P

I just bought a Weight Watchers scale that's supposed to tell me my body fat %, hydration level and bone mass. It shows I'm about 4 lbs heavier than another scale I use and reports my body fat as being about 2% higher than the other scale.

Anyone else have one of these scales and do you think it's accurate?

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