Today I want to talk about something that may be holding you back from lifting weights. And that's weight gain. You may assume that because you are now lifting weights you are going to gain weight, or in order to gain muscle, you're going to gain fat. These are just ideas that are thrown around the Internet. But you need to understand the logic behind them.
You may have heard that muscle weighs more than fat. No. 1lb of muscle is the same weight as 1lb of fat. #Math But what you need to understand is that 1lb of muscle LOOKS different on your body than 1lb of fat. So even though you may be gaining weight, your body is looking different, and probably for the "better." I put better in quotations because looks are relative and subjective.
I personally wanted to gain muscle without gaining a lot of fat. Not just for looks, but because fat gain isn't necessarily healthy (but it can be healthy if you are underweight and NEED to gain fat).
So what do you do? How much do you eat?
It's all about experimentation. Measuring and assessing the things below so you can adjust your plan as needed. And you need to understand and accept that during the muscle building process you ARE going to gain weight and some of that may be extra fat. Don't freak out. It's part of the process. It will be okay and it will all even out in the long run. You with me?
Measure and asses your:
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