The current trend in health and fitness around here is to focus on non-scale victories such as reduced clothing size, longer endurance, etc. I think this is a healthier focus.
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If it was about health and wellness then why didn't the university provide other tools to measure progress; such as the tape measures that they mentioned?
Weight is not THE ONLY metric to measure health and fitness, but it is ONE of the metrics to measure health and fitness, why ignore it and take away the ability to measure it by those who need to know it?
Some books are about topics that are really in healthy. Shall we take them away as well? Burn them perhaps?
This has nothing to do with people who don't need to know their weight. Why are you acting as if the college responding to people complaining about the existence of a scale? That is not what happened.