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Old 08-02-2012, 11:00 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by superchick36 View Post
ValRock - Are you saying the scale will go up when you start lifting weights? If so, why do you gain weight? Thanks!
It could. Your muscles retain water as they repair. So it's a temporary gain, and certainly not fat. Also, I look miles different at 164 with a lot of muscle mass than I did at a skinny-fat 174. I'm carrying a lot more lean mass and a lot less body fat. The scale can't tell the difference, it can only tell you how much your body weighs - but the difference is important!
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