Does MUSCLE weigh more than FAT?

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  1. Melody Paz on February 6, 2023 at 4:33 pm

    Good advice. BTW your hair looks great.

    • Pahla B, Weight Loss Coach for Women over 50 on February 6, 2023 at 9:33 pm

      Thank you!

  2. CityDucks on February 6, 2023 at 5:18 pm

    Thanks for emphasizing short term fluctuations don’t tell much. Long term patterns tell more. Very helpful!

  3. Bluebonnet101 on February 6, 2023 at 5:43 pm

    I hate when people say muscle weighs more than fat. Lol. Thank you for all the inspiration. 👍

  4. RLCinGA on February 6, 2023 at 5:57 pm

    What they mean is that a pound of fat takes up more volume than a pound of muscle. If I lose 5 pounds of fat and gain 5 pounds of muscle, the scale doesn’t know the difference, but my eyes do, and so do my jeans!

  5. Patricia Baisden on February 6, 2023 at 6:53 pm

    This is absolutely true. I used to do WW and had a leader that held up visual aides when talking about a pound of muscle vs a pound of fat. She said a pound is a pound. It’s the density or space taken up. She held up a Coke can and said this represents a pound of muscle. Then she held up a 2-Liter and said this represented a pound of fat. On a scale they would weigh the same. The visual really stuck with me. What you are sharing in this short is really on point. Thanks, PahlaB.

    • A Broussard on February 6, 2023 at 9:27 pm

      At first I thought you meant a full can and a full bottle, and I’m thinking how could it be possible that they weigh the same🤔. Then I realized an empty can and bottle might weigh the same, which makes way more sense! Sometimes it takes me a minute 🤪
      Good analogy!

    • Patricia Baisden on February 7, 2023 at 2:06 am

      @A Broussard Sorry that I wasn’t more clear. The can and 2-liter were a visual of the size or space taken up by muscle vs fat. Thanks

  6. Yizzy Nightingale on February 6, 2023 at 7:28 pm

    Thank you!😊🌻💛

  7. Jeana Lowe on February 6, 2023 at 9:13 pm

    Fat has alot more mass than muscle does. That’s what people actually mean when they say that

  8. Julie Colon on February 7, 2023 at 10:54 pm

    Yesss 😮I agree this happens to me even when I am sooo good

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