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Im dieting but not losing weight?

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June 16, 2019 / By Ginger
Question: i've been eating 700-1200(net) HEALTHY calories a day, and i excersise 3 times a week. this week i did pilates, i ran three miles, and i walked. i went down from 123 to 120 this week, but this morning i stepped on the scale to see i was back up to 123!!! can someone explain to me why this is happening? am i doing something wrong?? i ate three bowls of cheerios last night bcause i was so hungry from running if that has anything to do with it. i'm 14, 5 foot tall. my starting weight was 134 pounds in December. i am a healthy weight, but i'm trying to tone up alot. i have a lot of extra fat.
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Denisa Denisa | 4 days ago
When was the last time you weighed yourself? Usually going between 1-2 weeks to weight yourself is the way to see good results. Also, you that 3lb you gained is probably muscle, because muscle does weigh more than fat and you getting into shape now. Wait longer until you weigh yourself and don't expect huge weight loss because you are considered thin already.
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Denisa Originally Answered: Im dieting but not losing weight?
When was the last time you weighed yourself? Usually going between 1-2 weeks to weight yourself is the way to see good results. Also, you that 3lb you gained is probably muscle, because muscle does weigh more than fat and you getting into shape now. Wait longer until you weigh yourself and don't expect huge weight loss because you are considered thin already.

Callidora Callidora
How long have you been doing this for? If it's only been a week, results will take a bit longer to arrive. Immediate weight loss right after exercise is normally due to water loss through sweat than actual fat loss. Also, muscle weighs more than fat, so you could concievably have lost fat and gained muscle. And finally, I do hope you mean 123 kg. 123 pounds is less than 60 kg, which is underweight for most ages, so dieting and exercise won't drop it further.
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Alyse Alyse
Muscles weight more than fat, so add to weighing some extra measurements. Check length of circle for thighs, hip and waist each time, when you check the weight. Besides that do these measurements in the same hour of day, because your weight keep changing during the day.
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Vic Vic
you must stay within these guidelines. 10 lbs should be your average weight loss each month if you stay within these 3 guidelines. 1.eat only steamed lean meats, eggs, healthy fruits ,vegetables, nuts, grains, & yogurt..2. drink only water, juice, & milk..3. walk or do some physical exercise 1-3 hour every day.
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Ross Ross
Don't weigh yourself everyday. You take one step forward and three steps back- sometimes it's just the way. The cheerios most likely had a lot to do with it- try not a binge eat. Carry on- don't let it effect you. :)
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Ross Originally Answered: I am dieting and excercising and not losing weight. Why?
Ahh....the freshman 15, or 25 in your case. Stress is a big factor, and can keep you from losing weight. It's also possible that you're putting on muscle (which weighs more than fat). My best advice is to ignore the scale and go by how healthy you feel. If you're working out and eating right, and take the time to de-stress, the weight will start to come off. Even if it doesn't don't worry about it, just feel good and be healthy, that's always better than being stick thin.

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