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Old 02-07-2010, 02:42 AM   #11 (permalink)
craigmarshall
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Originally Posted by mariush View Post
Have you tried measurement? (Your waist etc.)
You might be building muscles and burn fat. (Muscles weigh more than fat, after all)
I would suggest that you increase your protein intake while reducing the amount of carbs to start. It is also a myth that muscle weighs more than fat. A pound is equal to a pound. The reality is that muscle is more dense than fat. This means that a pound of muscle takes up less space than does a pound of fat. Therefore, if a 200 lb man has a higher fat % than another 200 lb man (assuming similar height), he will look bigger.

I would also suggest that you focus weight training to lighter weights used and higher reps. With cardio, I suggest that you wear a heart monitor and track your heart rate. Try to keep it close to the 80% limit for your age.

Hope this helps and best of luck!!
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