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Lose Fat Build Muscle Resources

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

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

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

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

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

The Top 6 Fitness Myths and Truths

Would your friends lie to you? They just might be... This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals....  Read more

I lost 3 pounds, gained it back, and then I lost i
Updated 8/26/2016 8:58:33 AM

I lost 3 pounds, gained it back, and then I lost it again. It was so discouraging. I was using the FitBit app which always made me feel like I was being reprimanded for eating. I love Spark so much better...oh, I've lost an inch or so from my waist!!...  Read more

Lost 26 lbs fairly quickly, and dare I say easily, but these last 8-10 lbs are killing me! I just ca
Updated 8/26/2016 8:34:11 AM

Lost 26 lbs fairly quickly, and dare I say easily, but these last 8-10 lbs are killing me! I just can't seem to take them off. Trying to stay motivated and not get complacent or discouraged. Really want to reach my goal of 150....  Read more

I'm finally beginning to lose the wright that I ga
Updated 8/26/2016 8:43:09 AM

I'm finally beginning to lose the wright that I gained last month, but I'm still not the weight I was in July when I seen the doctor. I'm about ten pounds away. Slowly but surely it will come off. I'm not giving up! I'm going to succeed #friendfinder...  Read more

How many lbs do you lose this week?
Updated 8/26/2016 8:11:57 AM

How many lbs do you lose this week?...  Read more

10.5 pounds lost in two weeks! #GoingDown
Updated 8/26/2016 7:55:42 AM

10.5 pounds lost in two weeks! #GoingDown...  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

Cardio and Strength Training 50/50

Cardio is a great way to burn calories and fat, but it also burns muscle. Strength Training will build new muscle, which will also burn EXTRA calories (and replace the muscle you may have lost from all that Cardio.) Also, don't forget to eat a few mo...  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