Fat vs Muscle

Two common questions among those seeking to get fit: “How do I turn this fat into muscle?” and “If I stop exercising, will my muscle turn to fat?” And the scientific answer for both questions is absolutely not. Check this link for the details.

https://www.livescience.com/60904-can-you-turn-fat-into-muscle.html

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Light Weights, High Reps

The current guidelines for minimum physical activity are at least 2 strength training sessions per week. Strength training involves some type of resistance or weight-bearing movements, whether using body-weight alone (calisthenics) or using home or gym equipment such as machines, bands, or free weights. Resistance training promotes bone mineral mass, muscle tone, and a host of other healthful benefits. However, it is not necessary to “lift” Olympic grade poundage to reap the benefits, as shown in this report.

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http://www.livescience.com/55381-light-heavy-weights-muscle-strengthening.html