IS IT NORMAL TO GAIN A LITTLE WEIGHT DURING A REVERSE?

Reversing can manifest different for everyone, some people see weight loss and inches in their reverse, some hold steady, and some do add a pound or two. Just like in a cut, the scale can fluctuate 2-5 pounds depending on your hormonal cycles, amount of sleep and stress, workout regimen and intensity etc. It depends on the rate of the reverse as well as ratios can play a part (carb sensitivities etc) and honestly sometimes a reverse is more challenging to stay accurate vs a cut! We can get a little more lose with accuracy and sometimes that can show up as pounds