When I’m home, I weigh myself every day. However, I traveled much of the last 2 months. I stayed active, but did not get in the gym for as much resistance/weight training (focused on core and legs, in my case) during that time.
When I returned home, my weight had not changed. But my pants were slightly tighter. When I went to the gym, I had lost just a little bit on my core resistance exercises. All of which leads me to think that I gained a little fat and lost a little muscle, with the scale staying the same.
Some folks fear the scale, and think it will demoralize them if they gain a few lbs. I want to KNOW if I’ve gained – and be able to nip it in the bud. Now that I’m back into a more normal routine, I’m back to resistance training and HIIT (high intensity interval training) on the treadmill. I figure it’ll take a month to make up for the ground I lost in 2 months.