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A 40-year-old female asked:

Healthy type 1 diab. fitness trainer, started eating cleaner to help lose 10 lbs. i gained 3. i wk out 6 days/wk circuit and kickboxing. help!

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Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Do not distress!: You have started exercising w/ a trainer. You are doing everything right. You are probably gaining muscle at a faster rate than your a losing fat. It is a simultaneous process, except muscle weighs more than fat. This is normal and reassuring. The good news is that this muscle metabolizes more glucose. This is just the beginning investment time - the payoff is coming! keep going with your program!
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