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How much do clothes weigh?
So this is a weird question. I bought a new scale that can measure body fat. I want to keep my measurement system consistent so compared my weight on the regular scale I had been using and found that my new scale measures 2.5 lbs lighter than my old one. To try to see which one is more accurate I weighed myself on an upright scale (the one where you slide the bar) at work - my assumption is that scale is accurate. It read that my weight is 0.5 lbs higher than on my old scale (or 3.0 lbs higher than the new scale.) Of course at work I measured myself with clothes on and without any at home. I was wearing regular dress paints, a shortsleeve dress shirt, bra and underwear. Anyone have any guess on how much my clothes would weigh?
I'm not trying to fool myself that I lost an additional 2.5 lbs....but I'd like to know what my "real' weight is. Psychologicaly it makes a difference.
Tue. Jul 25, 8:46am
Check the accuracy of the scales with a weight first if possible. I would estimate about 1-2 pounds of clothes.
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 8:56 AM
I weigh myself without clothes. I find they don't add that much weight at all.
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 10:09 AM
can you weigh your clothes separately from yourself? or while at home, weigh yourself naked, then w/ clothes on and find the difference.
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 10:52 AM
I'm with you, 10:48 poster! Which makes it all the more depressing when I weigh myself naked and am up in pounds. Of course, then I blame the weight gain on the drips of water in my newly showered hair or the level of the tides or the pull of the moon versus gravity on my scale or something else that makes absolutely no sense.
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 1:27 PM
scales like the ones in doctor's office's w/ the sliding weights can be very accurate . . .however they do need to be calibrated regularly to work properly. To find out if the sliding scale you are using is calibrated right take a heavy weight, 25 lbs or more and rest it on the scale and "weigh it", if it doesn't weigh 25 lbs-if it instead weighs "22 lbs" or "27lbs" etc. it is time to ask the owner of the scale to fix it.
i used to get really excited at my gym when i weighed myself because it was always less than at home. then i tried this trick. turns out my weight at home was correct after all.
about your clothes-it really depends what you are wearing. i'd say summer clothes tend to weigh only about 1-2 lbs whereas heavy winter sweaters and layers are more like 3-6 lbs. weight yourself naked to be sure!
Tuesday, July 25, 2006, 2:28 PM
Thanks for your advice. I used the weight idea and measured a 25 lb weight on both scales. Old one was spot on...damm!
Wednesday, July 26, 2006, 8:30 AM
I weigh about 2-3 lbs heavier at work than naked at home.. and to every woman, IT DOES MATTER how much your clothes weigh! LOL
Monday, October 01, 2007, 1:33 PM
Funny how many ppl have this question. I took off my clothes and tried weighing them on my kitchen scale (put them all in a big tray). They were less than 1 kg - so almost 2 lb.
In the doctor's office I have my clothes and shoes on so maybe together they weigh 3 lbs max. I purposely stopped weighing myself naked. Kind of like setting your watch 3 minutes fast I guess.
Wednesday, January 06, 2010, 1:43 PM
never weigh myself naked
I purposely always weigh myself w/ my clothes on, usually pajamas or sweats just so I have that few lbs. lf leway :OD
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