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Top 5 Ways of Turning Fat into Muscle

Note: You can't technically turn muscle into fat becuase there is no pathway that the body can us to make muscle tissue out of fat tissue. The phrase 'turning muscle into fat' actually describes two different steps: losing weight/burning fat AND building muscle. 1. Calorie Deficit. To burn fat you...

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Full Body vs. Split Routine

Shifting from a sedentary lifestyle to an active one goes a long way in providing some very important health benefits. Strength training, a specific type of exercise, builds muscle, increases bone density and speeds up metabolism. There are two main types of strength training workouts, each with its own...

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A Well Rounded Workout Routine

Exercise means different activities for different people. Some think it's about running as far as you can while others think it's about how well you can make a basket. Maybe you're into lifting weights or doing yoga. Whatever your favorite form of exercise is, you need to incorporate a...

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Exercise Basics of Gaining Weight

calories. You have to stress (workout) your muscles to a point where they become damaged. When they heal, they'll become bigger and stronger. Unlike losing weight, when you gain muscle you can choose what part of your body you want to focus on. This can be problematic if you work...

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How can I lose weight without losing muscle?

Losing weight requires that you reduce your intake of calories and increase the amount of exercise you do. Usually, the exercise used to burn the most calories is a cardiovascular workout. Combining high intensity aerobics with a calorie restricted diet will lead to some muscle loss. There are however,...

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