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i ave been dieting and exercising everyday for about a month.i got on the scale and gained 4 pounds!!! whyyy????

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:21 AM on Nov. 10, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

Answers (19)
  • Muscle development

    Answer by ballewal at 10:21 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • I am not extremely educated on the subject but im pretty sure its muscle mass. Some people gain weight before they lose it.

    Answer by bellsandheels at 10:22 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • Stress will make you gain. Even if you are cutting back.

    Answer by arenad at 10:24 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • also what is "dieting" to you?

    Answer by SweetPieMama24 at 10:24 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • muscla weighs more than fat

    good for you!
    how do your clothes fit?
    do you feel better, thinner, more fit?

    you will lose weight if you continue to do what you are doing


    Answer by fiatpax at 10:24 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • Yep! Muscle weighs more than fat.

    Answer by NannyB. at 10:25 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • well i cut out all beverages except for water and i do not go out to eat anymore.i try to stay at about 1000-1200 calories a day

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 10:25 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • I agree with the first poster.

    Answer by Christine0813 at 10:26 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • If your clothes are fitting better, then it means you're probably developing muscle. Muscle mass is heavier than fat, so when you substitute one with the other you will gain weight even if you're actually getting skinnier. I learned that after a couple of frustrating weeks on Weight Watchers :)


    Answer by momto2boys973 at 10:28 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • Muscle does not weigh more than fat. Muscle is more dense than fat. One pound of muscle is smaller in dimensions than one pound of fat. One pound is equal to one pound.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:28 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

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