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Starting a new exercise program can result in temporary (2 weeks!) weight gain.

Friday, May 10, 2013

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No wonder people don't stick with a new exercise program! this article opened my eyes. I had never heard of this before.

Chris



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DJ4HEALTH 5/10/2013 9:02PM

    Good article

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123ELAINE456 5/10/2013 7:58PM

  Thank You for posting this. It gives a very clear understanding of what happens when You start a Weight Loss Exercise Program.God Blessings to You and Everyone, Have a Great Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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SWIMLOVER 5/10/2013 5:33PM

  Thank You So Much for posting this!

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NANCYPAT1 5/10/2013 5:11PM

    It is still WORTH it to start and to stick with the exercise programs EVEN if you temporarily gain weight - it balances out and you also LOSE inches while you are at it.

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KATHARINEBRAY 5/10/2013 5:02PM

    I AGREE

I STARTED A NEW ROUTINE IN MY WORK OUT , I GAINED emoticon

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OVERACTIVEELBOW 5/10/2013 4:06PM

    Interesting, Thanks for sharing.

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WALLAHALLA 5/10/2013 3:56PM

    very interesting

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LADYVOLSFAN1954 5/10/2013 3:21PM

    Interesting because my son and I started a different exercise program on May 2nd and I've gained weight - most likely fluid because my fluid pill has been much less effective all of the sudden. Of course our muscles are sore - mine especially. Thanks for posting this article. It really explains it. Of course with more muscle you will burn more calories so it's all good. Very interesting article.

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FAVALL 5/10/2013 3:09PM

    Logically we know that if we are eating healthy and exercising enough to sweat and huff our air, that we'll be building good results into our body. I am going to continue to go for it with exercise because I've seen the results!

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NPA4LOSS 5/10/2013 2:27PM

    Very interesting.

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.DUSTY. 5/10/2013 2:17PM

    I've always known this and have gotten irritated with those just starting out saying, "it's muscle gain". I'm not saying we aren't building muscle but that type of muscle weight gain is usually reserved for body builders not for the average Jane or Joe. Now strength and endurance is a different thing:)

Thanks for posting this! emoticon

Comment edited on: 5/10/2013 2:20:10 PM

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KACAR51 5/10/2013 2:03PM

    Its all good! Building muscle which will then burn FAT! emoticon

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