It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Exercise & Fitness Message Board

No Results

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-20-2005, 01:50 PM   #1
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 2
cavychick HB User
No Results

Hello, my name is Amy and I recently signed up to this forum.
Every since August the 1 I have been working really hard to improve my body image. I'm approx. 5'7 and weigh 181 lbs. The first too weeks I didn't loose any weight, then week three I lost 4, and then week four I lost another 4 bringing me to 178 lbs. I weigh myself every Monday. Week five I was up 3 pounds and this week I was up another 1. I now weigh 181 lbs. I am just wondering why I have been gaining weight instead of loosing it. I have completely changed my eating habits. I drink lots of water, absolutely no soda, and some fruit juice. I eat a lot of vegetables and fruit and have been working out at the gym. Last week I also started an aqua aerobics class. I was also wondering how effective this really is? Any advice and comments are appreciated

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 09-20-2005, 02:19 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 188
cat3883 HB User
Re: No Results

I have been working out since January and I haven't lost any weight but I am down a pant size and feel so much better. I have lost fat and gained muscle. Maybe that is what is happening to you. Dont you hate it when that scale doesnt move. I used to weigh myself all the time. Now I don't even bother. My trainer weighs 150 pounds but looks like 120. She says don't worry about the scale and worry about your workouts. Hope this helps.

Old 09-20-2005, 05:18 PM   #3
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Phoenix, Az.
Posts: 84
Steph@nie HB User
Re: No Results

Hi Amy. I started just a week after you did! I am 5'6" and started at 190, today I was 175.5, the last week and a half I have lost 5 pounds. It was really slow at first though and there was a week I lost absolutely nothing at all. Sometimes it just takes your body a while to give up the pounds. It could be nothing your doing at all or it could be that you're retaining water due to too much sodium in the foods you're eating. It could be that you are intaking more calories than you think, you could be not eating enough, you could be exercising too much. It could be a lot of things or nothing at all, the only cure is to stick with it. As far as the water aerobics, as long as it gets your heart rate up it doesn't matter what kind of workout it is, especially if you enjoy it. Sorry, that probably didn't help at all, stick with it though!!!!!!!

Old 09-21-2005, 12:41 AM   #4
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: USA
Posts: 131
crayola110 HB User
Re: No Results

Yeah not drinking soda will help a lot. Also cut your meal sizes smaller.

Anyways it does'nt matter what the scale says. What matters is how you look in the mirror. If you start looking toner etc. This will take time, but if you keep working at it you will reap the benefits.

Old 09-21-2005, 08:57 AM   #5
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 2
cavychick HB User
Re: No Results

Thanks for all of your comments, I guess it's just really discouraging to see no results in numbers. But I have to stick with it. I need to feel better about my body. And "[email protected]" congratulations on your success, hopefully I will find some of my own


Old 09-22-2005, 04:43 AM   #6
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 364
millpark26 HB User
Re: No Results

The best advice I can give you is to throw away your scale. Go by how you look and feel and you won't go wrong.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Still no results!!! jessmari Fibromyalgia 11 04-26-2010 11:01 AM
how bad was your results before they did surgery mamaomany Back Problems 6 10-01-2008 05:37 PM
Just Got My B12 Lab Results Back Today, Could My Results Be Causing My Symptoms? Tifferzz Anemia 57 11-06-2007 10:26 PM
Awaiting biopsy results from endoscopy Hamilton92 Acid Reflux / GERD 4 11-03-2007 04:10 PM
New Thyroid Test Results, Plus B12 Results, Same Symptoms!! Tifferzz Thyroid Disorders 11 10-08-2007 06:58 AM
New blood test results smithnj High Cholesterol 1 05-25-2007 09:58 AM
4 y/o CBC reading them. USMCwifeAMY Children's Health 10 08-26-2006 10:55 PM
Can you help with these ANA test results? sdmay3 Lupus 3 08-12-2005 08:00 AM
ALLHAT trial results Jack51 High & Low Blood Pressure 29 12-05-2004 08:37 AM
Please help with Igenex results and other questions PatioGazer Lyme Disease 3 11-01-2004 04:39 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:20 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!