Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Health & Fitness
  3. Healthcare

Friday is the skinniest you will be all week

See also

A new report shows that Friday is the most likely day of the week that you will show signs of weight loss. The assumption is that you gain weight on weekends and lose weight throughout the week. This report was originally published late 2013, but became more publicly broadcasted on February 7, 2014.

While the assumption that you gain weight on weekends is correct, that does not dismiss the possibility that you will not gain weight on weekdays. There are many variables in everyone's lifestyles and schedules that can make this study non applicable to certain people. It does however, appear to be mostly correct based on the tested population.

If you are looking for a boost in confidence, Friday may be your day to step on the scale and gain the courage to move forward in you weight loss effort. The reason weekends can lead to higher weight gain is due to lower rates of calorie burn and higher rates of calorie intake. This can be easily averted by taking at least an hour out of your weekends for basic exercise and will at the same time bring you closer towards your weight loss goal.

For the latest publication of the report: http://www.nbcnews.com/health/diet-fitness/friday-youre-thinnest-youll-b...

Advertisement

Life

  • Tom Petty
    Seven overlooked videos that prove the genius of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Today's Buzz
  • Gaylord Pickens
    Discover Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum dollar days
    Camera
    6 Photos
  • Yoga poses
    Learn how to strengthen your core muscles with these yoga poses
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Baby boomer STD rates
    Sexually transmitted diseases: Baby boomers booming STD rates
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Open relationships
    Are you thinking about exercising your option to be in an open relationship?
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Medical symptoms
    See which symptoms should cause you to seek a doctor’s attention right away
    Camera
    6 Photos