Episode 78: Why Do I Weigh More After The Weekend?

August 7, 2019

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Episode Overview

Ever notice you weigh more on Monday morning? Lauren and Annie discuss common explanations for those annoying and sometimes anxiety-inducing weight fluctuations and what you can do about them – and why you may not even need to do anything. 

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Weekend diet “breaks” and how they can impact your progress
  • Evaluating your diet if you even need a diet “break”
  • Carbs and water retention and what that means on the scale
  • Why white-knuckling cravings through the week might be sabotaging your plan
  • Menstrual cycles and weight gain
  • Hydration, dehydration, and water weight
  • Strength training and why weight gain might not be muscle gain
  • Zooming out as a strategy for not freaking out 
  • What progress really looks like (hint: it’s not a straight line!)
  • Shift happens – how much your body weight can fluctuate and why it’s totally normal 



Download a copy of this episode’s transcript here