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!
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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!
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 25, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$44 video appointments with $19/month membership*
*Billed $57 every 3 months. Cancel anytime.
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.