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Does MUSCLE weigh more than FAT?

 
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Monday Motivation:
FOCUS ON BUILDING MUSCLE

They weigh the same (because 5 pounds = 5 pounds) but muscle is smaller, tighter, and burns more calories than fat!

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HOW DO I BUILD MUSCLE?

Weight-bearing exercises build muscle.  Use your body’s weightlift weights, or join a sculpting-style class such as Boot Camp, Zumba Toning, or PiYo!

If you’re brand new to working out, Coaching can help you learn proper form and technique with weights!
 
DOES LIFTING MAKE YOU GAIN WEIGHT?
It’s actually just the opposite: If you want to lose weight, you need to lift!  Strength training raises the metabolism and can lead to more fat loss than cardio alone!

DO WEIGHTS MAKE WOMEN BIG & BULKY?

We hear this all the time: I know I should lift… but I don’t want to look like a guy!  Don’t worry, women have about 20 times less testosterone than men, so as your muscles develop they will become tighter and more toned, but not huge.

BONUS:

Building muscle fortifies your bones, ligaments, and tendons. This minimizes your risk of injury and makes everyday life easier as you lift, bend, and stretch!

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Kathie Brown

Certified NASM and AFAA Personal Trainer. Over 20 years experience. Specializes in weight loss, athletes and women body building and leaning out. Crossfit athlete, trains and competes in Crossfit competitions. Took the L1 Crossfit course and completed the judges course. Enjoys working with all levels and body types and loves seeing her clients get stronger and feel confident.

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