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Build Muscle And Lose Fat Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Build Muscle And Lose Fat.

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Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

Toning vs. Bulking Up: The Real Facts

Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined...  Read more

3 Weight Loss Tips for Men

If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Cardio or Strength Training First?

It’s an age-old question, with no right answers. If you have to do both in the same day, does it matter whether you do strength training or cardio first? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice their opinions on this hot topic. Dean Ande...  Read more

9 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger

If you've incorporated strength training into your exercise regimen, congratulations! You're cultivating a healthy habit that will help make you better at, well, pretty much everything. But just like other aspects of a healthy lifestyle, stre...  Read more

Bought myself some nonfood rewards for losing 20lb
Updated 4/29/2015 9:13:18 PM

Bought myself some nonfood rewards for losing 20lbs. A journaling book, some motivational tools and perfume. Under 10$ in total. :) gonna keep exercising and eating so much better, let's see how much I can lose this month. :)...  Read more

There was a bomb threat in the building I work in!
Updated 4/30/2015 2:00:44 AM

There was a bomb threat in the building I work in! I just had to walk down 23 flights of stairs!!!!!...  Read more

I lost 3 pounds in two weeks. I am very proud of m
Updated 5/1/2015 10:04:03 AM

I lost 3 pounds in two weeks. I am very proud of myself....  Read more

I'd suggest focusing on your body fat percentage i
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I'd suggest focusing on your body fat percentage instead of a weight number. If you gain muscle mass, you may end up dropping a size or two because muscle is more dense (1 lb muscle takes up less space than 1 lb fat)....  Read more

418 to 279 I lost 150 pounds already but now it's
Updated 4/30/2015 8:29:57 AM

418 to 279 I lost 150 pounds already but now it's getting hard to get to my goal weight...  Read more

Don't Be Discouraged if the Scale Doesn't Move :~)

All too often this thing 192 scares us when it doesn't move the way we think it is supposed to. Don't forget that when you are working to lose weight through food choices and exercise that the exercising, when done properly, will help you build muscl...  Read more

Ditch the Scale!

The scale can make you think you are not losing weight. You may even gain weight as you develop muscle mass. Don't give up! As you develop muscle, the fat will start decreasing. A pound of muscle equals the same as a pound of fat, but muscle is small...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

How to Prevent Muscle Loss When Losing Weight

When starting a weight-loss plan, most of us hope to lose body fat, specifically—not muscle mass. But when we lose weight, a large percentage of the total weight lost can be muscle. Is there any way to reduce that muscle loss?  How to Lose...  Read more

You Asked: ''Is It Possible to Build Muscle and Lose Weight at the Same Time?

Your metabolism has two basic modes: Anabolic, which means building up or adding, and Catabolic, which means breaking down or eliminating. Losing fat occurs in catabolic mode (which includes maintaining a calorie deficit), while adding muscl...  Read more