Do you want to lose weight? If you answered yes, you are wrong. Well, not wrong actually, but what you’re really wanting to do is lose fat. Anybody can lose weight. You just don’t eat. You will lose weight, but unfortunately, the weight you lose will be both muscle and fat.
Preserving Muscle Should Be Your Goal
The ultimate goal for successful weight loss is to preserve as much muscle as possible, or possibly even gain some, while at the same time lose as much body fat as possible. Your body fat % is a key indicator of your success, not the scale.
Muscle is vital to your success for losing fat. Muscles have these little fat burning powerhouses called mitochondria. It’s in the mitochondria that fat is metabolized, and there is a positive correlation between the amount of muscle you have and the number of mitochondria. It stands to reason that the more mitochondria you have, the more the potential to efficiently burn fat.
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