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DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (57,027)
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7/11/12 2:47 P

It can take as much as 6-8 weeks for your body to adjust to new lifestyle changes and reflect those changes on the scale. Take those bodyfat scales with a grain of salt; they're based on fluid in your body, which can fluctuate wildly with your hydration levels, so they're not terribly accurate.

TRI_BABE Posts: 2,938
7/11/12 12:03 P

If you gained weight when starting to exercise due to adding lean mass or water retention/carb storage, how long was it before your weight started to go DOWN?

3 1/2 weeks ago, I went out of town and though I was exercising before, I started marathon training and added in 2 days a week of bodyweight and plyometric resistance training. Even though I've had a calorie deficit of 450/day, I came back to discover I have gained 5-7 lbs.

According to my bodyfat scale it is all water or lean mass and I've lost a bit of fat too (I have felt like I've been retaining water for about a week, not sure why..) My waist measurement is the same to a half inch smaller.

However my goal is WEIGHT loss, for faster running. How long before you started to lose weight?

THANKS!

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