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Confused

Thursday, August 15, 2013

So I keep bouncing between 235 and 230 pounds. I try not to sabotage myself, but sometimes this happens. Yesterday I noticed that the shorts I was wearing seemed to be falling too low past my waist and near my hips. Today I noticed the same thing with the Capri's I had on. So I had my husband help me measure things like arms, waist, etc. Now most of these measurements are from June 2009. In the upper arm I have gone from 19.5 to today at 16.25, Waist from 46.5 to 45.25. hips from 54.5 to 52, and thigh from 28 to 26. I know muscle weighs more than fat, but I don't think I have worked out enough to build muscle mass. Does anyone have any ideas?
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SUSANBEAMON 8/16/2013 12:37AM

  it is not the intensity of the workout but the consistency that builds muscle.

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BLUSHIOUS 8/15/2013 9:32PM

    Muscle does not weigh more than fat -- 1 lbs of muscle weighs the same as 1 lbs of fat. Muscle takes up slightly less space than fat.

I mean, if you're losing inches and your clothes are fitting differently...that's a good thing, right? Do you not think you should have lost inches because you don't feel you've worked out enough to increase muscle mass? I'm also confused.

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