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Fat Loss NOT Weight Loss

Fat Loss NOT Weight Loss

fat compared to muscle

I am often tasked with helping members to lose weight and ladies will often say they wish to lose weight but not gain any muscle, probably scared that they will look like Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Stop worrying, ladies! Gaining muscle will not mean you end up as a bodybuilder, unless of course you want to. BUT it is necessary to work out with weights and build muscle in order to achieve a well-toned body and lose body fat. Notice I talk of losing body fat and not weight. Now I know that ladies in particular focus on weight but it is more important to look at body fat and dress size.
The images show models of fat and muscle do demonstrate how it is not the weight that is important. I have also included a few pictures of real people showing different body shapes and one girl who increased weight but became toned and lost body fat.

So the moral of the story is do not become focussed on the weight figure, in fact ditch the scales and let us measure body fat and you can measure dress size – together we will get you the body you desire!
showing increased weight but lower body-fatsame weight, increased muscle, less body-fat

Abi StoreyI joined in June 2012 and by September I had already dropped one dress size! All the staff are really friendly and helpful and I really enjoy coming. The crèche is a fantastic bonus, my young son loves it and I wouldn’t be able to come if there wasn’t a crèche.
Abi Storey