Im 20, and I have been working out for 5 weeks. I've gained 5 pounds. Maybe its because I drink water more frequently. Nonetheless I go to the gym 7 days a week, an hour a day. I do about 10 minute warming up. 10 minutes High intensity continuous cardio (170+bpm) (100 calories). Then I do muscle resistance training for about 15 minutes(mainly abs, pecs, shoulders, and bicep). I follow that up with 20 minutes of elliptical cardio workout (about 230 calories, 160bpm+). Then end with the same resistance routine.
I know that I have started to lose fat, but I didn't expect to gain muscle mass that quickly. Is there a way cut down fat faster; i want to replace fat with muscles.(im not much of a bodybuilding, just want to look fit).
My diet is pretty healthy - whole grain wheat, fat free milk and all that...
Oh genetics-wise, I have no relatives that are even remotely close to obesity, so i dont think its a
Maybe five weeks is too short of a time to analyse anything, but I am just anxious and want your opinion on things.