Rapid unexplained weight gain can happen to anyone. It can be a sign of an underlying health condition, could link to a change in lifestyle or could be influenced by one of these five unexpected causes.
It should be considered that weight can fluctuate during the day and it is common to experience weight gain over time.
We’ve just launched a new stainless steel bench scale - and it’s our lowest priced Trade Approved bench scale yet.
The Marsden B-400 is IP67-certified - which means it’s suitable for a wide range of industries, like breweries, food factories and industrial kitchens. It is capable of weighing goods accurately up to 30kg and is Trade Approved for pricing goods based on weight.
Here’s all you need to know about the new addition to our range...
For funeral directors and funeral services in Scotland, regulations changed this month - and now, weighing is an important part of the regulations.
The Cremation (Scotland) Regulations 2019 are superseding the Cremation (Scotland) Regulations 1935. The new regulations request a combined weight of the coffin and the deceased - with guidance from the National Association of Funeral Directors stating: funeral directors operating in Scotland should take steps to obtain access to suitable weighing equipment as soon as possible.
Marsden’s range of stand-on slimming scales are used by some of the best known slimming groups in the UK.
Though the purpose of weight loss scales is the same for each slimming group, the needs of each group may vary. Some would prefer a portable scale they can take anywhere with them, others would prefer a more permanent fixture, while body composition scales benefit some slimming group members who not only want to see changes to their weight, but appreciate that a change in diet and exercise plan can affect a wide range of body health measures.
Medical weighing scales are needed to ensure correct drug dosages and treatment are administered. Cllr Geoffrey Theobald OBE, Chairman of LACORS has described the accuracy of weighing scales as ‘a matter of life and death’.
A study of the NHS by LACORS in 2008 found that of 8,000 sets of scales inspected across 200 hospitals in the UK, a third were inaccurate.
The use of weighing scales in sports is unique because athletes and active individuals have high daily energy expenditure – contributing to weight management being an essential part of daily routine.
For many years, scales have provided an easy and reliable method to gauge general fitness. Typical bathroom scales, however, cannot determine the health effects of weight changes such as whether weight gain can be attributed to fat or muscle.
This blog post takes a look at why weighing scales play such an important role in sports, with tips from athletes in a wide range of sports.
Industrial floor scales are used in british industries and around the world to weigh large, heavy or awkwardly shaped goods.
You’ll be able to find a floor scale that meets your needs - and this blog post is here to help. Not every floor scale is the same, so take care when deciding which scale is right for you.
But how do certain industries use floor scales - and what industries are these? Marsden finds out.
There is such a thing as your ‘fastest weight’ - if you’re a dedicated runner, you’ll probably already know this.
Speed and endurance depend on how fit and healthy you are, and how hydrated your body is. Regular training will result in losing weight over time - but knowing what your fastest weight is also extremely useful. You need to be light enough but your body needs to be resilient.
Achieving the right body weight - your fastest weight - will help you be both. Three months ago, we gave amateur runner Matt Smith a Marsden M-550 to help him find the perfect weight, tracking his progress as he did so. Here’s Matt’s story...