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Answered 2011-01-04 18:21:03

The body is an extremely efficient machine. It will use stored fat first before it ever draws energy from muscles. So, based on that fact it is easier to lose a pound of fat and difficult to lose muscle weight.

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Why is it harder for a girl to lose weight then a boy?

Calories are burned in the muscle tissue. Males have more muscle tissue and are therefore able to loose weight easier.

How many kg can you lose in 10 days by starving yourself and doing 1 hour of exercise?

It depends on your metabolic rate. 1 pound = 3500 calories...starving yourself slows the metabolic rate and can make it harder to lose weight. Also, if you lose weight too quickly, you lose muscle. When you lose muscle, even when you begin to eat regularly again will cause your metabolic rate to slow as muscle burns more calories (even during resting) than fat.

If your body fat is already low is it harder to lose weight?

if your body fat is already low losing more weight is dangerous and can be deadly. your body needs fat. you need to gain weight not lose weight. remember muscle weights more than fat so if you must lose more weight be a little more lazier and lose muscle tone but in my opipion that is dumb

How can you lose weight but have muscle?

Lose weight through diet and cardio exercise, gain muscle through weight-training exercises.

What do you do when you exercise and eat healthy but you don't lose weight?

Weight is not the enemy, fat is. Your weight may be staying the same, but you are probably replacing fat with muscle. Muscle is more dense than fat. A pound of fat takes up more space than a pound of muscle. Keep excersizing and eating right and you will be in shape.

What happens if you drastically lower calories?

You will quickly lose a lot of water weight and some fat and muscle weight. If you continue eating very low calories you will continue to lose weight, but will likely go into some type of starvation mode. This will not keep you from losing weight, but will slow down the amount of weight you can lose and will make it harder to lose weight in the future.

Fat Or Muscle Weight Loss?

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.

How do you get muscle if your skinny?

Exercise in a way where you don't lose weight but gain muscle weight.

Should you lose weight before building muscle?

If You Want Your 6 Pack To Show Because Its Hard To Lose Weight While Building Muscle.

Is it harder for men or women to lose weight?

It's a little bit harder for women. Men usually have more muscle mass, which means they can burn more calories exercising. They also use up more energy simply staying alive which means they can afford to eat more and still lose weight.

How do bodybuilders lose water weight?

from sweating and gaining muscle weight

How much weight do you lose burning 1000 calories weekly?

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Does yerba buena make you lose pound in a day?

It can speed up your metabolism and make you lose some weight. The exact amount of weight such as a pound will depend on the person.

How can a 130 pound 15 year old lose weight in 4 days?

You have to know that there is NO healthy way to lose weight in that short amount of time. The healthy amount to lose for a week is one pound.

How do you lose muscle in your legs without gaining weight?

Stop exercising them. The muscle will atrophy. (Also, you'll probably lose weight rather than gain it; muscle is more dense than fat.)

How fast will you lose weight on Weight Watchers?

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Can you lose weight by wearing a bag?

You can not, but going hiking with a heavy backpack will help you work harder and in result, lose more weight!

Can a 130 pound 12 year old lose weight?

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Will you still lose weight if you don't eat but still drink specialty coffees like french vanilla or Starbucks and replace food with drinks?

Yes, but remember there is a lot of sugar in syrup - it is made entirely of sugar, and also it is VERY bad for your body to not eat. Your body will go into "starvation" mode and store ANYTHING you eat as fat, so you wont be able to eat anything at all, also your body will burn muscle instead of fat which will lower your metabolism making it harder to lose weight. It is better to do lots of exercise and build some muscle, as muscle burns more calories than fat, and you will be able to eat more and lose more weight.Another opinionYou will lose weight, but your metabolism will slow down and it will be even harder to lose weight in the future.

If you eat 600 or 700 caloies a day how much weight will you lose in 1 month?

This is the worst way to lose weight. 600/700 is well below MINIMUM calorie recommendations for men and women. what happens with this kind of eating is you may see changes in the first couple of weeks (mainly from water) but instead of losing FAT you lose MUSCLE mass. this slows down your metabolism, making it harder for you to lose weight, and your body wil be in starvation mode meaning it clings on to all the fat it has in order to survive. and so, when you start to eat more (because lets face it one month of 600 cals a day, you will cave) you put all the weight lost back on (and more), except you have now slowed down your metabolism because of the muscle you lost, making it harder for you to lose weight. so, my answer would be, you will gain weight from these eating habits, not lose weight. i recommend you read the book "burn the fat feed the muscle". this is how to lose weight effectively.

Will bodybuilding fat burner help me lose weight quickly?

Bodybuilder fat burner is a way to lose weight and build muscle at the same time. Muscle does weigh more than fat so you might be loosing fat but gaining weight due to muscle weight.

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