Hope you guys can help me out with one of my client. He is 22 years old, 5’10”, 276 LBS. We have been training together since January and he has lost over 10″, BUT HAS NOT DROPPED ONE POUND! He is the exact same weight as when we started.
I have NOT done body fat on him because one of my fellow trainers told me that when a person is that heavy you should only measure them because 1. The pinches are all going to be “60” 2. It is really hard for their self esteem.
So, is this true? Also, could my client be replacing all that fat with muscle???
I agree with Greg and LaRue
I take it that you did measure him since you say that he’s lost 10 inches?
Whatever method you started with is the method to continue on with.
Sometimes taking the advice of a fellow trainer isn’t always in your best interest.
It’s important to do a detailed assessment of your own so that you can have a comparative basis.
At this point focus on the positive, set new specific, realistic goals with him and you will succeed.