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How much does gyclogen store weight

Dani

Full Member
#1
All, onto the last stone now and struggling (mainly because I keep eating meals!).

However after ss I have noticed that even one meal (say 1000 calories) can add upto 3lbs on the scales.

Is this something to do with filling your glycogen stores back up - how much do you reckon this is?
 
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Coley

Re-starter
S: 13st9lb C: 11st5lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 26.5 Loss: 2st4lb(16.75%)
#2
Hello!! I know fine well about this last blasted stone!!! aaaaaaaargh!!!

1000cals for 1 meal is massive!!! yikes!!

Anyway, you see your first weeks loss.....quite a lot of this is loss of glycogen and water. Glycogen holds 3 (or is it 4?) molecules of water per molecule of glycogen so it can be loads!!

Don't panic, you should still be losing weight on 1000 and our weight varies throughout the day so I wouldn't pay much attention to anything other than your weekly weigh in.

xx
 




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