Weighing yourself regularly is a wonderful way to stay aware of any significant weight fluctuations. ______（1）, when done too often, this habit can sometimes hurt more than it _____（2）.
As for me, weighing myself every day caused me to shift my focus from being generally healthy and physically active to focusing ______（3）on the scale. That was bad to my overall fitness goals. I had gained weight in the form of muscle mass, but thinking only of ______（4）the number on the scale, I altered my training program. That convicted with how I needed to train to ______（5）my goals.
I also found that weighing myself daily did not provide an accurate ______（6）of the hard work and progress I was making in the gym. It takes about three weeks to a month to notice any significant changes in your weight ______（7）altering your training program. The most ______（8）changes will be observed in skill level, strength and inches lost
For these ______（9）, I stopped weighing myself every day and switched to a bimonthly weighing schedule ______（10）. Since weight loss is not my goal, it is less important for me to______（11）my weight each week. Weighing every other week allows me to observe and ______（12）any significant weight changes. That tells me whether I need to ______（13）my training program.
I use my bimonthly weigh-in ______（14）to get information about my nutrition as well. If my training intensity remains the same, but I'm constantly ______（15）and dropping weight, this is a ______（16）that I need to increase my daily caloric intake.
The ______（17）to stop weighing myself every day has done wonders for my overall health, fitness and well-being. I'm experiencing increased zeal for working out since I no longer carry the burden of a ______（18）morning weigh-in. I've also experienced greater success in achieving my specific fitness goals, ______（19）I'm training according to those goals, not the numbers on a scale.
Rather than ______（20）over the scale, turn your focus to how you look, feel how your clothes fit and your overall energy level.