Weight Training vs. Aerobic Training for Fat Loss

When you increase your muscle mass through resistance training, you increase your Metabolic Rate, or the rate at which you burn calories . For every 3 pounds of muscle you gain, you’ll burn an extra 120 calories a day. Over the course of a year, that’s about 10 pounds of fat. This means you’re burning extra body fat even when you’re sitting down, because muscle takes more energy to sustain

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