Did you know
1lb of muscle is 3 times more efficient at burning calories then fat
1lb of fat =3500 calories
Every 1lb of muscle gain, your body burns an extra 50 calories a day
1 lb of (lean tissue) Burns 6 cal a day. The more lean tissue you have the faster your metabolism.
1 lb of fat burns 2 calories a day
Each muscle fiber is thinner than a human hair and can support up to 1000 times it’s weight
1 lb of fat Is 18% bigger than 1 pound of muscle (lean tissue). That’s why 2 women the same height and weight can look completely different depending on their bodies muscle to fat ratio.
A person who is 25 pounds overweight (body fat) needs 5000 extra miles of blood vessels so the heart can pump blood through the body.
Each 1lb of extra fat your body has requires 200 extra miles of veins to move blood. So this means your heart has to work harder to pump blood.
Look at the difference in the size of 1 pound of muscle compared to 1 pound of fat. Which one is most appealing to you?