Is it normal to gain weight instead of losing it?
Is it normal to gain weight instead of losing it. I am exercising both cardio and regular exercises, and I am using the tracker to keep within the caloric intake, and I am gaining weight not losing. i did the body fat calculations, and I have increased that too. What am I doing wrong?cptrosakelly by:
In general, using weight (especially for short term) is not an accurate way to gauge your health. If you are building muscle, there is a good chance that you will put on some weight. The trick is to continue building or maintaining muscle mass while dropping fat percentage.
Not all calories are ingested equally. You may be putting on weight if you are eating too many carbs and not enough protein. (This doesn't mean eliminate carbs, it needs to be balanced)
Also, how are you measuring your body fat?
Anyways, don't get depressed and keep up the good work! Don't stop tracking your progress, it allows you to adjust your approach over time (just as you are now) and adds some accountability to yourself. :)
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