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Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Muscle vs. Fat

Here is a picture of one pound of fat and one pound of muscle. Which do you think weighs more?





Answer: THEY WEIGH THE SAME!


Muscles takes up less SPACE than fat! One pound of fat burns 1-3 calories per day whereas one pound of muscle burns 30-60 calories per day. That's quite a difference! Now tell me, which would you rather have? I'm working towards muscle.


source: Beachbody Message Boards - Ro's Newbie Forum

1 comment:

Karen & Gerard Zemek said...

So then although you may lose fat and gain muscle, you could very well look thinner but weigh heavier, right? That's why we should be more concerned about our measurements than about the number on the scale.

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