Gaining weight but feeling dizzy while training

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Gaining weight but feeling dizzy while training

Post by ameliaclute » November 30th, 2019, 9:25 am

I am a D1 rower and this is my daily schedule- 2x30’ on the bike erg in the morning, then in the afternoon the workouts vary between things like 4x15’ steady, 2x5k @5k+2, and other AT and steady state workouts. However I’ve been noticing two things- 1. I’ve been somewhat gaining weight. More specifically, I simply look “puffier” and less cut. 2. I’ve been feeling very dizzy during a lot of my workouts and it affects my everyday life. My teammates have said this is because I don’t eat or drink enough, which seems to contradict the weight gain. What could the problem be?

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Re: Gaining weight but feeling dizzy while training

Post by Dangerscouse » November 30th, 2019, 10:13 am

Without a doubt you need to get proper medical advice but I wonder if the dizziness is something to do with low blood pressure.
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Re: Gaining weight but feeling dizzy while training

Post by jamesg » November 30th, 2019, 2:00 pm

Oh dear, you may be in for a surprise.
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Re: Gaining weight but feeling dizzy while training

Post by Erik A » December 1st, 2019, 8:03 pm

yeah get to a dr.
i have low blood pressure and sometimes get dizzy mostly after driving but at random times during the day as well usually after i have had an extended session at the desk
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Re: Gaining weight but feeling dizzy while training

Post by Ombrax » December 9th, 2019, 5:23 am

jamesg wrote:
November 30th, 2019, 2:00 pm
Oh dear, you may be in for a surprise.
I wonder if we'll ever find out... :)

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Re: Gaining weight but feeling dizzy while training

Post by jamesg » December 9th, 2019, 6:52 am

I'm told no news is good news, so perhaps we're close. :wink:
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Re: Gaining weight but feeling dizzy while training

Post by ameliaclute » December 10th, 2019, 5:10 pm

jamesg wrote:
December 9th, 2019, 6:52 am
I'm told no news is good news, so perhaps we're close. :wink:
I was decidely overtraining with low blood pressure. Stop making unfounded assumptions.
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Re: Gaining weight but feeling dizzy while training

Post by Erik A » December 10th, 2019, 9:24 pm

good to hear its not to serious.
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Re: Gaining weight but feeling dizzy while training

Post by jamesg » December 11th, 2019, 2:17 am

I was decidely overtraining with low blood pressure. Stop making unfounded assumptions.
Apologies, overtraining was indeed the obvious answer.
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