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Tips to control your weight

How can I integrate more exercise into my day?
  1. Take the stairs, even if there is a lift or escalator.
  2. Don't park directly where you want to go but stop a little way before.
  3. If you use public transport, get off one stop earlier or later so that you can walk a little way.
  4. If you have missed your bus or train, walk to the next stop rather than waiting and getting annoyed.
  5. Don't use the car to go shopping but walk instead and deliberately carry the bags home. This is a free form of strength and endurance training!
  6. Use the weekend for exercise.  If the weather is nice, you could, for example, go on a bike ride. If the weather is bad, go to the swimming pool or the gym.
How to measure your weight properly!

To obtain measurements that can be compared, you should weigh yourself at the same time every day if possible. This should be done ideally in the morning without clothing and on an empty stomach approx. 15 min. after getting up so that the water stored in the body can disperse.

Tips on your feel-good weight!

Feel-good weight varies from person to person, and is influenced by a very wide range of factors. It is the set-point that we reach when we feel good and eat according to how we feel rather than according to a calories chart.

 Eating too much and moving too little often disturbs this natural balance, and we put on weight. On the other hand, an unhealthy obsession with beauty makes a lot of people unsatisfied with their body, causing us to reduce the number on the scales. We lose weight.

 The right energy balance is key. Overweight people have a positive energy balance: they eat a lot more energy than they body needs. Underweight people have a negative energy balance. How much energy a body needs depends on several factors. Gender, age, height, weight and activity.

Be aware of excess weight!

Our tip: calculate your BMI.

The BMI is a benchmark for correctly estimating your weight. Your body weight is assessed in relation to your height. However, this method does not take into account your physical condition or body fat percentage.

The formula is:

BMI = body weight in kg / height² in m

DThe value should be in the normal range of 20-25.

This is a quick way to find out whether you are overweight.

What is BIA?

BIA stands for Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis. The BIA is used to determine the percentage of body fat, body water and muscle mass. Diagnostic scales need your personal parameters to be entered, such as height, age and gender.

The BIA is measured within a few seconds by means of an imperceptible, completely safe resistance current in the human body. Muscle tissue features relatively low resistance, whereas resistance is relatively high in fatty tissue. You can use this knowledge to determine your body content, such as what your fat percentage is, from the resistance measurement results.