fat vs muscle in weight

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Nov 25, 2014 1:10am
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so the first 5 months I've been using this my weight went down 5 pounds ... making me 5'2 and 120 lbs . then I really got into weights and formed definition and was 126 lbs. i hit a plateau haven't changed routine still eating healthy but I'm now on month 9 and 130 lbs. could that really be muscle mass or is it fat coming back since I don't do cardio anymore.

if your willing please share your progress so others will know we're not alone in the number game.

25 Nov
So you started at 125 and now the scale says 130. There could be any number of reasons for small fluctuations with our weight. Its great you're toning but don't read to much into this difference. How do you look? Feel? and in the end a pound is a pound whether its fat or muscle..muscle is just more dense (less mass needed to equal a pound) you may have added some muscle but you'd have to lift some serious weight to pack on 10 pounds of muscle, not that it's impossible
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364 Posts
Nov 25, 2014 1:23am
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Muscle is heavier than fat.

25 Nov
Muscle is leaner than fat you may weigh more but you will feel better in your clothes
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Nov 25, 2014 2:34am
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9 months to gain 10 lbs of muscle is definitely realistic. Even more so since it's your first 9 months. If your jeans still fit don't worry about it lol.

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Nov 25, 2014 12:47pm
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Throw away the scales, they dont lie but they don't tell you the full story...

They will disheartened and demotivate you...Let the mirror be your guide...the changes will push you further!!

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