Guidelines

Can you gain weight but look thinner?

Can you gain weight but look thinner?

1. You have gained muscle mass. Since dense muscle tissue takes up less space than fat, it’s possible you may weigh the same (or even more) yet appear slimmer than another person with the same weight, a similar height and frame because of the difference in your body composition.”

How many exercises should I do in a weight session?

The ideal number of exercises per workout session is 3-4 exercises. If you select your exercises appropriately and train them with sufficient volume and intensity, this will be more than enough to make great progress.

How many reps and sets should I do to tone and lose weight?

Choose Your Reps and Sets

  1. For fat loss: One to 3 sets of 10 to 12 reps using enough weight that you can only complete the desired reps.
  2. To gain muscle: Three or more sets of 6 to 8 reps to fatigue.
  3. For health and endurance: One to 3 sets of 12 to 16 reps using enough weight that you can only complete the desired reps.
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How much exercise does it take to lose weight?

The 150-pound person would take two weeks of daily walks to burn one pound while the 250-pound person could burn almost two pounds doing the same exercise. Another factor that the morbidly obese have going for them when it comes to weight loss is their basal metabolic rate. This is the number of calories you burn simply living each day.

How long would it take you to live off of fat?

Here’s my math: One pound of body fat equates to about 3,500 calories. If you burn 1,500 calories a day just sitting around, that’s approximately 2.3 days living off of one pound of fat. If you happen to have 50 pounds of extra fat, that comes out to over 110 days.

How do I follow a weight loss plan?

Follow the nutrition advice of your physician, registered dietitian or weight loss counselor. If the weight loss plan they develop for you is different from this one, follow their plan. Exercising too often — six days per week or more — or for too long can cause injury or exacerbate other health issues.

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How to lose weight when you are obese?

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