Muscle v's Fat

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  1. Lovely_Laura

    Lovely_Laura Moooooo

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    I just found this pic and thought it could serve as a good reminder for those who exercise a lot but don't see the scales shift much.
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    The muscle is a lot smaller so think of the difference we're making to ourselves as we exercise. Remember to measure!
     
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  3. zombiecakes

    zombiecakes Will be slinky!

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    The fat looks like a yogurt i was about to tuck into. I think i'll save it until later :p

    But that's a good picture, visual representation is always good to get the point across:D
     
  4. Lovely_Laura

    Lovely_Laura Moooooo

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    :giggle: sorry!
     
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    Thats a great pic Laura - makes me feel better for all the exercise I've done over the last few days.

    We did a massive walk on sunday and then yesterday and today, I've done 2 circuit training classes, 2 power plate classes and 2 lots of 15 mins uphill fast walking on the treadmill (I'm bloody knackered lol!!).

    Knowing my lard is coming off and my muscle is improving make me feel quite motivated.
     
  6. Lovely_Laura

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    That's a lot of exercise ^^ well done.:)

    I know quite a few on here dislike what the scales say after a big increase in activity. I had a month of poor losses (for me) when I started at the gym and think this pic would have helped if I'd found it then.
     
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    I know which one of those I'd rather have... xxx
     
  8. captain nemo

    captain nemo Chunky Munkey

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    thats put me reet off me kebab that as
     
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    fillymum synful soul

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    Exercise rocks !!!
     
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    Wow! Went to boxercise today and it was awesome.
    Feel even better after seeing that photo.
    Thanks
     
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    This has definately helped...I started at the Gym 2 weeks ago, sts last week and got weigh in tomorrow but think it'll be another sts.....have been told it can take a few weeks to level out but I'm feeling great and I know that my muscle will burn more calories than the fat so its all going to be good in the end.
    Thanks for posting this
    xx
     
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    Really think I should measure myself because I would feel alot better knowing that the inches are going even if it doesn't seem the pounds are :)
     
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    cocktailprincess Still rockin' it

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    Does anyone else think the muscle looks pretty tasty?

    .........or is that just me..........
     
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    :eek: Mmmmmmmm that would be just you then lol
     
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