No weight loss this week... but pants are looser?

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No weight loss this week... but pants are looser?

#1 Postby clank72 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:40 pm

I'm on a weight loss plan, 2lbs per-week surplus for about 3 weeks now. Some days I have pretty low calories.

To my surprise, my weekly weighin showed 0 loss in weight, but my pants are much looser. It doesn't make any sense because I'm in a 7000 calorie 2lb a week deficit. My strength and lifting weight has gone up too. Seems impossible. Especially since some days are around 1450 calories.

Maybe I'm still having newbie gains.
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Re: No weight loss this week... but pants are looser?

#2 Postby Evader » Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:06 pm

If your strength has gone up, then you gained muscle. Muscle weighs much more than fat.

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Re: No weight loss this week... but pants are looser?

#3 Postby vegantri » Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:28 pm

Evader wrote:If your strength has gone up, then you gained muscle. Muscle weighs much more than fat.


I think you mean muscle is more dense than fat. A pound of muscle and pound of fat both weigh the same.

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Re: No weight loss this week... but pants are looser?

#4 Postby Evader » Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:05 pm

vegantri wrote:
Evader wrote:If your strength has gone up, then you gained muscle. Muscle weighs much more than fat.


I think you mean muscle is more dense than fat. A pound of muscle and pound of fat both weigh the same.


Thanks :augenroller: I was referring to volume. Obviously a pound equals a pound. Maybe this is clearer:
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Re: No weight loss this week... but pants are looser?

#5 Postby tomvegan » Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:03 am

What is your fat percentage? Your overall body weight is not precise enough.
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