I always weigh myself in the morning when I first wake up.
A few times, I have weighed myself the night before, and then when I first wake up. The difference varies, but the morning weight is always 2-5 lbs less.
My question is, what causes this large difference in weight? What happens to your body at night that lowers your weight?
07-26-2007, 08:29 PM #1
Weight difference between morning and evening.
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07-26-2007, 10:00 PM #5
I get what he's asking. So during the night, where does the water or liquid food in your system go? i certainly don't **** or piss the bed. I also doubt that 2-5 lbs of water evaporate from my body while im laying there at night.....but who knows, anything is possible i guess. I just dont understand it.
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07-26-2007, 10:52 PM #7
The other thing will be loss through energy stores being used. At your age, height and weight your BMR is roughly 2100 calories a day. If you sleep for 8 hours you will burn roughly 700 calories just sleeping. Depending on the proportion of fuels your body uses during those 8 hours, you may lose 100-200 grams of weight. Burnt fuel becomes carbon dioxide and leaves your body through the breath.
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