Which weighs more - muscle or fat?
This is a common myth. The easiest way to understand this is to look at it this way...
5 lbs. of fat is much bulkier than the 5 lbs. of muscle, but five pounds is still five pounds. Muscle does not weigh more than fat.
Fat is bulky and lumpy so if you carry an extra five pounds of fat, you'll be lumpier than with five pounds more muscle. A five pound pile of fat will take up more space (volume) than a five pound pile of muscle; but five pounds is still five pounds.
A woman weighing 150 pounds with 19% fat will look much smaller (and be much healthier) than a woman at 150 pounds with 35% fat. They weigh the same, yet the composition is different. Because muscle is more dense than fat the person with less fat and more muscle will look smaller.
Yes, muscle weighs more than fat. People who argue that one pound of fat weighs the same as one pound of muscle are correct but that proves absolutely nothing. One pound of anything weighs the same as one pound of anything else. The basis of the statement is that by volume muscle weighs more than fat, and that is absolutely true. Muscle all the way They both weigh the same. They do not weigh the…
Actually, yes, you can. If you do not have that much body fat, and do not have that much muscle, then working out can make you weigh more, since working out builds muscle, and muscle weighs more than fat, and the more muscle you have, the heavier you get. However, if you have a lot of body fat, and not that much muscle, you may actually lose weight, since working out can burn fat and…
Muscle weighs more than fat. If you are on a diet and working out, yet the scales show you as not losing weight, or maybe even gaining, this is a good thing. It means your body is shedding the fat and building more muscle tissue. And, since muscle burns more calories than fat does, this will help you go even further in reaching your desired body size.
yes, just remember that if you lose fat, but gain muscle, you can actually gain weight because muscle weighs more than fat. But people that have more muscle also have faster metabolisms, which allows you to burn off more calories, therefore decreasing the amount of fat that the body stores, allowing you to shed those unwanted pounds of fat.
Yes, muscle weighs more than fat. Some people say when you work out, you lose the fat, and you see the fat loss on the scale, but then you build muscle, making the scale numbers rise, but this is a good thing. You want to add muscle and reduce the fat. The results you seek should not be found on the scale, but in the mirror.
Eating bananas will not make you loos weight you have to build muscle and do exercise building muscle helps you loos fat because muscle burns fat constantly. If you want to be light then i will suggest not to build to much weight as muscle weighs more than fat. also if you eat more protein it keeps you feeling full for longer reducing the need to eat high fat food.