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cbishop3

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Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 12:58
to lose 5 lbs and it seems like one Saturday night to gain it back! UGGGGH!
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skirch97

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Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 13:31
Why is this? It is so not fair!!
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mars2kids

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Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 14:49
It is a lot easier to gain than it is to lose, that's for sure.
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Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 15:47
Don't worry about it dear,
you lost it before, you can lose it again! Smile

Go for it! You can do it! No worries!

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lenny

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Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 18:02
Tell me about it...

I've got a salad sandwich for lunch and no post snacking dinner rule in force this week!
I feel trim and terrific - well I will eventually!
kingkeld

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Posted: 09 Apr 2013, 13:00
Think about this:

To lose one pound of fat, you need to have a deficit of 3500 calories. You need to burn 3500 calories more than you consume.

To GAIN one pound of fat (not water, muscle, anything else, just fat!), you need to CONSUME 3500 calories more than you burn.

So the question is this:

Let's say you burn maybe 2500 calories in a day. I don't know your weight, so I am purely guessing here. 5 lbs of fat is 17,500 calories.

So, to gain 5 lbs of fat in one day, you need to consume something like 20,000 calories IN ONE DAY. Now, did you suddenly forget that you ate and drank 20,000 calories?

I doubt it.

More likely, you just made bad choices, went a little bit over, had salty foods (maybe Chinese or sushi, or chips?), and you gained some temporary water.

Take it easy. Keep doing good and it'll be gone in a few days. There is no such thing as a 5 lbs fat gain in a day. It doesn't exist.

Good news, isn't it? Smile
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