Most people gauge their weight loss success with the bathroom scale. Step up, stand still, and boom instant feedback. However, your common household scale is about as reliable as a drunk plastic surgeon at Mardi Gras.
Scale weight can fluctuate throughout the day depending on numerous variables and they also do not provide any measurement of how much body fat you actually have.
There are a few ways to measure body fat specifically for those who are trying to reach a certain level of “leanness.”