Can running cause weight loss and gain muscle in the legs?
Running will certainly tone up your muscles, but don't forget ... muscle weighs more than fat.
For the body to lose fat or muscles you will need to consume less energy than the body uses. To lose water you will need to drink less, eat less salt and carbohydrates (DEHYDRATION IS DANGEROUS AND A BAD WAY TO LOSE WEIGHT). To gain muscles you will have to damage muscle fibers which will cause the body to overcompensate for that injury when healing it. This will increase the size of the muscle. But…
To gain pounds in healthy way you can eat foods that contain high amounts of calories. By consuming more calories than you burn on a daily basis you will begin gaining weight quickly. A healthier way to gain weight is to eat a high protein, high carbohydrate diet while execisizing daily, such as weight lifting, running and swimming. This will cause you to increase your muscle mass while losing fat, muscle weighs more than fat.
When excercising you first loose fat and water weight and then gain muscle weight. If you stay hydrated, almost any type of hard cardio workout will help you gain muscle weight with in a couple of weeks. suggestions: running, cycling, basketball, and football. Also, weight training will help you gain muscle weight in addition to other work outs. Make sure you only weight train every 2 to 3 days in the week and start out…
This depends on the person and the kind of weight lifting you do. The short answer however is that lifting weights should help you to lose fat and gain muscle. If you are lifting heavily in order to gain muscle mass, you will gain weight. However, if you are lifting to get lean muscle, it should help to lose weight.
I have anorexia and am almost at a healthy weight with 4 pounds left to gain. I feel pretty comfortable at where I am right now but will I look much different when I put the last 4 pounds on?
Does running straight after weight training burn any muscle you are trying to gain if you are of slim build and weight training but like to run aswell?
Do high-repitition exercises; like swimming, badminton, running, walking, or lift weigh with low weight. Muscle gain comes from heavy lifting (we're talking like lifting 12 reps and you feel like your arms are about to fall off). But there will be some muscle gain with ALL exercises, just not that visible when you do high-reps exercises :>
Yes and no. You look thinner because you are losing fat weight, but (depending on what kind of workout) you are gaining muscle weight. If your workout is more focused on building muscle tone, then you may gain a pound of two, because muscle weighs more than fat. But this weight gain should only be temporary because healthy muscle will burn the fat for fuel.