You’ve finally made it past the point of wanting to get healthy and lose weight. You’ve not only made plans for eating better and working out, but you actually put those plans into action. It’s been a month now, and not only have you not lost any weight, but you’ve actually gained some! Why?
Working Out But Not Losing Weight
Gaining weight at the beginning of a new exercise program is actually quite common. It’s a natural part of your body’s adaptation process.
If you haven’t exercised regularly in months, you can expect to add a few pounds at the beginning. But that’s OK. This weight gain is good weight gain, and it will do nothing to keep you from reaching your goals as long as you understand what is actually going on.
Increased Energy Reserve Capacity
Let’s assume that your calorie intake isn’t 500-1000 calories above maintenance levels on a daily basis. This is a safe assumption … Continue Reading