Our expert says:
It is difficult to say why you are still gaining weight when your diet contains 2000 cal and the heart rate monitor indicates that you burn about 2500 cal a day. The monitor could be faulty or you may inadvertently be eating more than 2000 cal a day. To lose weight, it is generally recommended that you reduce your energy intake to 1500 cal a day. Another factor could be that you are at present building muscle tissue which ironically weighs more than fat tissue! Try reducing you energy intake a bit and give your body time to adjust to the high exercise level.
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