Muscle for Life

Everything You Need to Know About Daily Weight Fluctuations



Ever stepped on the scale and wondered why your weight seems to dance around day by day?  You're not alone.  In this episode, we explore the multiple factors contributing to daily weight fluctuations.  From food weight, carbohydrate intake, sodium levels, to stress, strength training, the menstrual cycle, and even alcohol consumption—each plays a unique role in your body's weight changes.  You’re going to learn the best practices for tracking your weight effectively and understand how to interpret these fluctuations for a more accurate picture of your fitness progress. Timestamps: 0:00 - Please leave a review of the show wherever you listen to podcasts and make sure to subscribe! 2:20 - Your weight is going to fluctuate. 5:54 - What is food weight? 7:29 - How do carbs affect weight fluctuation? 10:57 - Legion One-on-One Coaching: 13:45 - How does sodium affect body weight? 15:15 - How does stress affect your weight? 19:55 - Can strength training affect weight fluct