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Yes. Fat storage is a well understood phenomena. If you eat too much you will gain weight. If you eat above a caloric surplus over an extended period of time you adipose tissues will expand to retain the caloric surplus. If you eat too much you will get "fat". What defines a caloric surplus is different for every individual, some sedentary people can ...
It depends on what you mean by "get fat". If you are talking strictly about weight, then the only way that you put on weight is with a calorie surplus. If you are talking about size, however, fat is much less dense than muscle, so it's possible to lose muscle and gain fat - and therefore size - even if you have a calorie deficit.
Before I give out pointers, I quickly calculated your Body Mass Index and it came out with 22.7 which is in the Normal Weight range. Personally, your weight to height ratio sounds just about right, I don't think you are actually overweight as how you justified in your question. But I will go ahead and give you advice. Two months is not a long time - ...
Yes, its theoretically possible. Are you going to be able to do it? No. It looks like you're deciding to, at the same time, start cutting calories, add in cardio, and begin weightlifting. Even with a will of steel, you aren't going to have the energy to add in these new activities once you're on a deficit. Instead, start by maintaining your current diet, ...
No, there is not a good way to get an estimate of how much you burn. Most machine estimates aren't very good, and they tend to be overly optimistic. The only decent way to calculate energy burn is on a bicycle with a power meter, which is actually measuring the work that you are doing directly. And no, it doesn't really matter if you are doing intervals.
You can try this calories burned calculator at http://www.totaldailyenergyexpenditure.com/calories-burned-calculator. It allows you to figure out one sessions worth of burned calories for any exercise, then add them up into a grand total.
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