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    Diamond Phenster benson012094's Avatar
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    Do feel bad about gaining after workouts. It's very, very common. Just keep doing what you're doing and you'll start to notice a difference, even though we ALL like to see the results on the scale.
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    Platinum Phenster sassychica's Avatar
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    You should also measure inches because I am sure you lost inches and not so much weight. What happens is that since you're working out 3 times a week you are gaining muscle. Muscle takes up less space than fat. Therefore you lose inches, but can stay the same weight. Don't get discouraged! Keep on working out it'll only help you out in the long run! The more muscle you have the more it'll burn fat away while you're sleeping, etc.

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    Silver Phenster wildcat1842's Avatar
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    Yes, that is true. My trainer told me that when you lift weights, your muscle fibers tear. Your body retains water to help repair them. When I started lifting weights, I gained 3lbs, and it stayed there for 3 weeks! But it's worth it. Muscle looks so much better than fat! And it helps with metabolism too

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    Bronze Phenster Good_Life's Avatar
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    Dont worry, that happened to me as well. I gained 3 lbs and this week I actually worked out ALOT and did more than I usually do. Very upset myself. When I got on the scale I was like.... THATS NOT right!! But yea, It was. Not sure what the deal is. Someone told me once that when you work out your muscles are inflammed and retain water? not to sure if that is true.....

    Good luck!
    Weight in 2003 : 190lbs
    After 10 months of phentermine : 137lbs
    After college ( lots of stress and fast food) : 164lbs
    7/9/08: 139.6 FINALLY THE SCALE IS MOVING stopping phen ( medical reasons)
    Yea---ive blowwwnnn it this time
    9/05/08 150.0
    9/17/08 148.2 Back on phen again

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    Bronze Phenster Apples's Avatar
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    Default A lil disappointed

    Ok, so i went to the gym 3 times last week . I weighed in today and was up 1lb. (199)
    I refuse to believe this but what can i say. Im disappointed but im gonna stay focused and keep on keeping on. I wanna make excuses as to how maybe she didnt weight me right, maybe im full of water whatever. The nurse was even like "did u have ur shoes on?" and She offered to weight me again without them. I declined and decided that it is what is. Anyway, im gonna kick but week. So wish me luck.
    6-12-2008= 208 Started Bontril and B-12
    6-17-2008=203 TOM and and lost
    6-23-2008=201 7lbs Total
    6-30-2008=198 Im in Onederland
    8-2-2008=191No B-12 for 3 weeks and counting Almost there
    9-13-2008=184.5 1st Goal
    Second Goal to be 175 by Dec. 31. 2008
    Well I didnt make that goal, but the train is still moving.
    2-02-2008= 176 Mostly did by myself
    3-23-2009= 172 Goal..lets keep moving!

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