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Does Muscle Weigh More than Fat?

By July 31, 2008 - 6:50pm
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What is heavier: a ton of feathers, or a ton of bricks?

They're both a ton, so they're both the same weight. Well, a pound of fat weighs the same as a pound of muscle. It's logical. A personal trainer dispels the gym myth about replacing lost fat with muscle and answers the question I hear so often as a marathon/half marathon walking coach:

Why Doesn’t Exercise Always Affect Body Weight?

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Muscle weighs more than fat.

I've got to have a heart procedure in September and my doctor has ordered me to work out 5 days a week and do lot of cardio.

I'm pretty lean right now, with more muscle and I weight about 4-5 pounds more than normal.

But when I went to the doctor last week I was upset when I found out I put on so much weight...


July 31, 2008 - 9:38pm
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