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BodyBuiding, Muscle Fitness Hers, Pauline Nordin, Women's FItness -

MYTH #1.  Being heavier on a scale = being fatter (meaning those already muscular and get obsessed with the scale) TRUTH: When you start training with weights with the goal to burn fat, it normal to actually gain weight initially.  Weight training stimulates the body to build lean muscle which is essentail for an effective metabolic rate and muscle per se contains a lot of water.  Weight training is also a state of inflammation, inflammation is a well known cause of water retention.  As you jump on the scale you will see this as weight gain and freak out since you...

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