Health Clubs Great Falls MT

I've been working out for a few months. I heard muscles weighs more than fat. Can I factorthat into my weight loss knowing that I'm toning up? Actually, 5 lbs is 5 lbs no matter how you look at it. The truth lies is the fact that 5 lbs of fat is much bulkier than the 5 lbs of muscle, but 5 lbs is still 5 lbs.

Great Falls Snap Fitness
(406) 761-4971
125 NW Bypass
Great Falls, MT
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Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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(406) 761-4971
125 NW Bypass
Great Falls, MT
 
Big Sky Taekwondo
(406) 761-4955
811 1st Ave N
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Westside Little League
(406) 761-7525
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Heisey Memorial
(406) 453-1211
313 7th St N
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Fitness Plus Martial Arts Academy
(406) 268-1554
508 Central Ave W
Great Falls, MT
 
Great Falls Yoga Center
(406) 452-9634
309 1st Ave N
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Curves Great Falls
1601 - 2nd Avenue N
Great Falls, MT
 
Great Falls of America Little League
(406) 761-0642
1022 38 N
Great Falls, MT
 
Curves Great Falls MT
1601 - 2nd Avenue N, Ste. 101
Great Falls, MT
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The Skinny on Toning Up

Q: I've been working out for a few months. I heard muscles weighs more than fat. Can I factorthat into my weight loss knowing that I'm toning up?


 

Actually, 5 lbs is 5 lbs no matter how you look at it. The truth lies is the fact that 5 lbs of fat is much bulkier than the 5 lbs of muscle, but 5 lbs is still 5 lbs. Because fat is bulky and lumpy and takes up more space (volume) than muscle, a woman weighing 150 pounds with 19% fat will look much smaller (and be much healthier) than a woman at 150 pounds with 35% fat. Because muscle is more dense than fat the person with less fat and more muscle will look smaller. It's best to stick to how your clothes fit, how you feel and keep up the great work.


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