May 2010

Do You Want to Lose Fat or Lose Weight?

You call it: Heads or tails? Do you want to lose fat or weight? Should you focus your thoughts on losing pounds or losing fat?

What happens when you lose pounds? When you lose weight, you lose more than just fat. You lose water and more importantly you lose muscle, too. Losing muscle is the fastest way to slow down your metabolism which works counter to your goal of losing weight. Muscle loss is not the best approach for those who want to have a flat tummy. For that you need to build up your core muscles.