Weight loss tip: Build more muscle

Weight loss tip: Build More MuscleWeight loss tip: Build More Muscle

Muscle burns more calories

Muscle

Weight loss is simple and it is very dependent on a simple calculation. The key is to produce a dept of calories. This is the one debt that we will encourage. Boosting your metabolism can help you lose weight and keep it off, but how do you boost your metabolism?

Metabolism is simply the amount of energy or calories that you burn during the day. Your metabolism is basically the resting calorie burn and exercise calories burn. Weight loss is very dependent on the metabolism and food we eat (calories).

Based on this, the formula for weight loss is based on the number of calories you eat versus the number of calories you burn. The debt of calories is much more dependent on the number of calories that you eat but every calorie counts and exercise can make a difference.

Believe it or not, fat burns very little calories. I am nto going to get into a brown versus white fat discussion because regardless of the type of fat, muscle burns more calories. When you increase your muscle mass, you boost your resting metabolism and thus increase the number of calories you burn. The addition of muscle makes your body burn more calories and thus easier to lose weight.

Weight loss tip: Build More Muscle
Weight loss tip: Build More Muscle

The bottom line: Muscle burns at least four times as many calories as fat does, so try twenty minutes of strength straining two to three times a week and help you body shed those extra pounds.

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About the Author

ChuckH
I am a family physician who has served in the US Army. In 2016, I found myself overweight, out of shape, and unhealthy, so I made a change to improve my health. This blog is the chronology of my path to better health and what I have learned along the way.
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