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Zest March 2009Zest March 2009 - Myth of the Month

Myth of the Month

'Muscle turns to fat if you stop exercising.'

The Facts: "People ask me about this all the time," says personal trainer Laura Williams, "but muscle and fat are two entirely different types of body tissue, so it's impossible to turn one into the other. The increased muscle mass you get from exercise is up to nine times more efficient at burning calories than fat tissue and, unless you reduce your calorie intake when reducing the frequency of your workouts, you're likely to gain weight in the form of fat and lose the muscle you gained from exercise."


To book a session or to find out how Laura can help you get into shape, email her at laura@laurawilliamsonline.co.uk

Or call her on 07712 001525.Social

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