muscle vs fat?

previous topic · next topic
pam-u-la

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 298

      quote  
Posted: 24 May 2012, 04:51
Does muscle really weigh more then fat? When should one stop fixating on the numbers on the scale and concentrate on inches lost?
Is it possible when my weight did drop what it was actually muscle that I was losing due to poor eating.
I am just so discouraged by the numbers on the scale right now!
Please help ! I know someone has some words of wisdom and all comments or suggestions would be gratefully appreciated! Thank you!
Sheryl10

Joined: Jun 10
Posts: 182

      quote  
Posted: 24 May 2012, 05:57
Yes, muscle weighs more than fat that takes up the same area - it's denser. You don't lose muscle with poor eating habits - you lose it by not using it, so to speak. Do you do resistance training? I highly recommend it if you don't.
Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it - Chinese Proverb

"Eat food, not too much, mostly plants." Michael Pollan



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Creating a recipe question
My recipe shows 1 serving. How can I select grams. I have no idea what 1 serving is. I would like to say I ate 193 grams of my recipe. HOw can I do this?
by ragbrai1 on 16 Jan 17 05:57 PM
Starting all over
I will try harder, I feel so ashamed to have not done better.
by Sesbws on 14 Jan 17 05:41 PM
Weight Loss and Resistance Training!
Unfortunately, you are asking for the holy grail that doesn't exist. There is only one scenario where it is possible to increase lean mass and lose fat at the same time, and that is if you're ...
by ieGod on 13 Jan 17 01:37 PM
kcal
A calorie(lower case c) is the amount of energy needed to raise the degree of one gram of water one degree celsius. A Calorie(capital C) is 1000 calories- a kilo-calorie, or Kcal. The latter is what you ...
by rick2038 on 01 Jan 17 08:11 AM
Changing the RDI model to more than 1 lb a week
3500 calories = 1 pound of fat. If you take your RDI and come in 500 calories under it, you'll hit 2 pounds a week.
by schase02 on 27 Dec 16 02:30 PM