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8 Great Bathroom Scales to Track Your Weight-Loss Journey

8 of the Best Bathroom Scales to Buy This Year

By Elizabeth Lowry

To weigh or not to weigh, that is the question most of us ask ourselves while dieting or trying to maintain a healthy weight. Although weighing yourself too much can have negative consequences, some studies show that weighing yourself every day can help keep you accountable and actually assist in your weight-loss efforts.

If the thought of weighing yourself stresses you out, keep in mind there are many other ways to measure your health that have nothing to do with a number on a scale. For those who like to know where you stand, though, a scale sure does come in handy.

Much like other devices meant to track your steps, heart rate or sleep, the scales available on the market today can track a lot more than just your weight. Depending on the model you purchase, they can sync with your favorite fitness apps, measure your approximate body fat or keep a record of your weight, leaving you with one less thing you'll have to worry about. If it's time to toss your old scale to the curb, consider scooping up one of these recommended models.
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Smart Scale

If everything else around you can be "smart," then why not your scale? The Fitbit scale can track your weight, BMI and both body fat and lean mass composition. It can also differentiate between up to eight users so your whole family can enjoy wireless tracking. The scale syncs with a Fitbit device to help you set and achieve goals and you can bring up easy-to-read charts and graphs on the Fitbit site that depict your weight progression.

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale Available at Amazon ($117.95)

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