The Checkup: How to Tell if You’re Losing Weight Without Ever Looking at a Scale

And more healthy reads for your morning.



• If you’re trying to lose weight, the scale can be pretty frustrating because the truth is, your numerical weight can fluctuate for many reasons that you can’t control. It can be more informative, and definitely more encouraging, to measure your weight-loss progress in these scale-free ways, like taking periodic selfies and feeling how well your clothes fit. [SHAPE]

• And here’s another list to beat scale frustration: 19 things the scale doesn’t say about you that are more important than what you weigh. [BuzzFeed]

• Been wondering if the Apple Watch is worth it? Here are one reviewer’s pros and cons of using the pricey smart watch compared to other fitness trackers. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• We’re all going to need this sooner or later: science-backed ways to recover from an all-nighter and get through work the next day. [Science of Us]

• Have your eyes been glued to the TV of late watching Wimbledon? This writer scored a workout with Venus Williams and got to hear her dish about her nutrition and fitness routine. [Refinery29]

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