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Insanity week 5 weight gain??
I have been doing Insanity for 5 weeks now, I just finished the recovery week. I am really discouraged because I have actually GAINED weight to the point where I can't fit into my jeans anymore. I now have to go buy new jeans because none of them fit! I am 5'7 and started at 127 pounds, I am now 131 pounds. I have been eating healthy and following the workouts, I even go to the gym or jog some days on top of doing Insanity.

What am I doing wrong?

I have gained muscle in my legs, but I do not see enough to make my clothes fit tighter! I also constantly feel bloated now, I really need some advice as to what I'm doing wrong or what I can do to improve and to lose the weight again. I would love to be back down to 120 which was my original goal.

Thank you in advance!
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RE: Insanity week 5 weight gain??
5/27/12 8:31 AM as a reply to LaurenLambert.
What's your caloric intake? Make sure your cutting down on sodium, and drink a lot of water
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RE: Insanity week 5 weight gain??
5/27/12 8:38 AM as a reply to LaurenLambert.
You may not be eating enough. If your calorie intake is too low your body goes into fat storage mode. Also, plenty of water, fruits and veggies. Did you take your measurements before you started?

7dawn
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RE: Insanity week 5 weight gain??
5/27/12 6:18 PM as a reply to LaurenLambert.
I have a habit of not eating enough so chances are my caloric intake is not enough. I am going to be keeping a closer eye on my caloric intake and drinking more water. I start the second month of Insanity tomorrow. Also, I have been trying to cut back on drinking diet coke which I know is really bad, I am almost positive that is part of my problem. Thank you for your responses! I am going to be keeping a closer eye on what I eat and drink!
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RE: Insanity week 5 weight gain??
6/9/12 8:40 AM as a reply to LaurenLambert.
How is it going? Are you still gaining weight? My husband totally cut out diet coke. It was hard but he did it and is now drinking more tea and water. Best of luck to you!
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RE: Insanity week 5 weight gain??
6/9/12 9:52 AM as a reply to 7dawn.
This is so true. I don't know why it took me so long to realize this. For years I tried to lose weight but I always ended up GAINING weight. I thought it was because I binged when I couldn't take it anymore. Turns out, my body was going into fat storage mode. Now, this time around with Insanity, I am eating more(clean) and I have lost 9 pounds my first month. AND the best part is that I'm not starving!
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RE: Insanity week 5 weight gain??
6/9/12 11:15 AM as a reply to jenbellaplus4.
Good for you! I don't know why people think they need to starve themselves to lose weight. I could never do that! I like food too much. emoticon
I am not a fan of diets but I do believe in eating right and splurging on some of the things I have cut out of my diet so I don't go into crave mode and stuff my face full of junk.

Keep it up!!!

Dawn
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