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Not liking my results......

I have been working out since Jan. and am not liking what I see. I have put on a couple pounds, don't know if it is muscle or not. But my arms are toned but they look bigger to me, I want my little arms back and my legs, they haven't changed any. I gain most of my weight in my thighs and they aren't going away! What do I do? I workout about 4 times a week with 30 min. strength & 30 min cardio. I don't do strength everyday!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:11 PM on Sep. 20, 2009 in Diet & Fitness

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  • im not anyone who knows anything about that kind of stuff, but that sucks! That's what im worried will happen when i start hitting up the gym shortly. I plan on doing a lot more cardio than strength training though, because i don't want huge muscle i just want to lose weight and be smaller. Good luck though!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:49 PM on Sep. 20, 2009

  • LIGHTER WEIGHTS MORE REPS. ALSO YOGA & PILATES MAKES LONG *LEAN* MUSCLES. NOT BULKY MAN ONES
    LizLooking

    Answer by LizLooking at 3:09 PM on Sep. 21, 2009

  • you may need to do a whole body cleanse
    jambalover

    Answer by jambalover at 3:37 PM on Sep. 21, 2009

  • Have you changed your diet? I started working out and cut my calories to 1500 per day and have lost 30 pounds since March.
    kelbel619

    Answer by kelbel619 at 7:23 PM on Sep. 21, 2009

  • try these: http://www.postbabybelly.blogspot.com/
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:09 PM on Sep. 21, 2009

  • More cardio, less strength training. Cardio helps burn fat and tone up, strength training bulks you up. Just so you know, it's proven that your muscles need time to grow to their maximum ability, so actually strength training less will cause muscle growth more. If you work out every day strength training, your muscles will not grow as much because you are not resting them. If you strength train 3 days or less, then take off the other 4 days, those 4 days your muscles will be repairing and growing. Muscles grow in the resting periods, not when you work out. So to stop this don't do much strength training, only very little WITHOUT heavy weights.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:08 PM on Sep. 22, 2009

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