Is Gaining Weight During a New Workout Normal?


I have finished the first 4 weeks of the 'Quick Fit System' and am starting on week 5. The other day I unconsciously ran up some stairs at work and I was hardly out of breath. I completely surprised myself as normally when I climbed stairs I would have been huffing and puffing. Thank-you for such an effective program. My only concern is that I haven't seen any significant weight loss yet. In fact I have gained a few lbs. Is this normal?


When starting an intense fitness program it is not uncommon to gain some weight because your muscles are developing and becoming denser. I would not worry about it at this time. Just stick with the program. Your body will adjust and will find its own balance and correct weight.

The true test to the success of your program was when you realized that it was easier for you to climb stairs without huffing and puffing. You are on the right track!

Have a question for Gilad? Click HERE and send it in! Gilad will choose one question each week to answer.

Find out more information about Gilad and his Fitness DVD's HERE.

By Collage Video | | Ask Gilad, exercise, fitness, Gilad, tips, Weekly Blog, Wellness | 0 comments
next post → ← previous post


Leave a comment

Stay in Touch


© Collage Video ● Exercise Video Specialists ● Fitness Videos and Workout Videos ● 1-800-819-7111 / 201-464-4921 ●

From Our Blog

  • New ASK GILAD Blog Now Up!

    Gilad's New "Ask Gilad" blog is now posted. Find it HERE. read more

  • Love Notes Blog by Jari Love Now Available!

    Love Notes Blog by Jari Love is now posted. Read it HERE. read more

  • Technical Difficulties

    Dearest Collage Customers, Please note that we are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our website - but your access to the Collage Video's Customer Service phone and email will remain unaffected We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.... read more