My first thought is that it had to do with stress and the cortisol levels. I've been eating the right amount of calories for my body and eating healthy foods. I wasn't sure if the cortisol would cause me to store fat even if I was eating right, but I guess it makes sense that it would... That sucks. At least it's treatable. lol
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Are you training too much? When you train too much, your body retains more water than usual. Try a 2 day rest, and weigh yourself again.
Hey guys, so I'm faced with a dilemma. I have been exercising and eating healthy for over a year now and I've lost 30 pounds since last January. I allow myself little cheats every once in a blue moon, but I eat healthy 98% of the time. I watch my calories and make sure that I'm getting enough based on my activity level and my BMR, etc. I've been exercising, but not over-doing it. I do weight training 3 days a week, 30-40 mins of cardio 3 days a week and try to get 10-15 mins of cardio in on the days that I'm weight training. In the past 2 weeks, though, I've noticed that I'm starting to gain weight. I've gained about 4 pounds in the past 2 weeks. There's no reason for it. I've been very stressed because of starting a new job, but I haven't been stress-eating. I have no idea what's going on and I'm beginning to get discouraged. Can anyone give me suggestions as to what might be causing this?
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