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    Default Weight gain despite exercise

    Last mind I exercise with a set of weights, and have noticed that the more I do these exercises more weight, the truth is that I do it for free, I mean that I have no idea of the exercises I abide by the instructions of the manufacturer, is up two kilos normal even though then I dedicate an hour to walk and run
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    ps: I make normal diet, before that I kept my weight

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    muscle weight?

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    How long have you been exercising? You may be overdoing it if you're just starting out.

    Weight isn't much of an indicator. It doesn't necessarily mean that you're doing something wrong. You could be retaining water. Start measuring your body from different spots. If you're losing fat, then the measurements should be going down even though the weight doesn't. Muscle takes up less space.

    Look over your diet, you may be eating more without noticing. Write it down. Or you're not eating enough and your body slows down the metabolism and you're not losing fat.

    Or it could also mean that your body needs some time to adjust to the exercise and instead of losing weight you gain it. Give it some time and see whether there are any changes.

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    If you just started i bet it is muscle gain... when i started two years ago, i gained weight quickly - not fat, but muscles.
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    If you've just started out or if you're doing something new, then it's common for muscles to retain fluid, and this can increase you're weight by a few pounds. It's part of the healing process, and it doesn't mean you've gained fat or muscle.

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    Your bodyweight is somewhat of an illusion.

    What is more important than the number of pounds/kilos of your bodyweight is the composition of your tissue, and how healthy you are.

    An easy check and balance on your overall progress is to try on clothes from a year or two ago. Do they still fit? If yes, great! If no, then hit the treaedmill, clean-up your diet, drink lots of water, and you'll be back in them in no time at all.
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    Muscle gain. It's good, especially with lifting weights, because that burns fat faster, if that's your target.

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    Lifting weights will add weight, because muscle weighs more than fat.

    If your goal is weight loss, focus on cardio work (running, biking, swimming) and cut your caloric intake.

    It is very difficult to lose fat and add muscle simultaneously - one requires calorie deficit, the other a surplus. Do one, then the other.

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