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Yes, exercise is the key to keeping muscle tone. If you lose weight and don't exercise you will also lose your muscle in the process.

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Q: Fat Or Muscle Weight Loss
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Does the loss of fat change your weight?

Yes and no. Loss of fat can change your weight but usually when you lose fat you gain muscle mass and hence may make you believe that you have not lost any weight at all.

Does lack of sleep cause muscle loss?

No, Weight loss does not cause muscle loss. Weight loss and muscle loss is little bit different. Typically, when you want to “lose weight,” you mean you want to lose fat while maintaining as much muscle as possible. If you’re losing muscle and not fat, then you may need to make some changes to your diet and exercise to counteract this.

There are three main ways your body loses weight dehydration muscle loss and fat loss?


What are the predisposing factors to weight loss?

Muscle weighs more than fat, muscle burns fat while you sleep, muscle helps to have healthy circulation, fat clogs the arteries!

How do I determine if my weight loss is mostly fat, water or muscle?

It is difficult to determine whether your weight loss is fat or muscle. You should be able to tell whether weight loss was water in a few days. If you follow a sensible diet and the weight comes back on, it was probably just water. As for muscle versus fat, be sure you are following an exercise regime that includes weight-bearing exercises to minimize your muscle loss.

How do you loss fat from your arms?

Muscle substitutes fat, lifting weights should help you lose weight from your arms

What is weight loss 1 carnitine?

It is used in weight loss supplements or as a weight loss supplement. It has also been shown that it reduces fat mass, increases muscle mass, and reduces fatigue, which can all help with weight loss.

Where did weightloss originate form?

Weight loss as in...what? Humans have always possessed the ability to lose weight, whether it be fat or muscle.

What is the average weight loss for a woman in a fitness boot camp?

Most women will lose quite a bit of fat, but actual weight loss may not be that significant. The reason being that muscle weighs more than fat. Fat loss combined with muscle gain will result in a much more attractive figure, but not neccesarily a lower scale weight. The average weight loss for a woman in a fitness boot camp is about 20-50 lbs. However, it varies for individuals and the general weight loss is about 15% of your body weights.

What is the difference between weight loss and fat loss?

Weight loss can include anything that make you weigh less on the scales including losing weight in water, lean muscle mass and fat. What you really want to lose is fat, while gaining lean muscle mass to keep your metabolism going. If you drink enough water, your body will stop hoarding water for future use and you will lose some water weight. So losing water weight and fat is a good thing (obviously as long as you don't dehydrate), but you really do not want to lose muscle mass.

You lost weight but gained body fat?

If you were to lose only muscle mass, your total weight would decrease, but your body fat percentage would increase, as you'd be a greater percent body fat.

Are there such things as vitamins for weight loss?

There are indeed numerous weight loss vitamins. Some of which will help you to shed fat while keeping the muscle you will gain with your new exercise regimen.