Does Muscle Make Fat Burning Easier?

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By Karen McNew McGuire on June 24, 2016

Fact Check:  Muscle makes fat burning easier.

True.

Is strength training a part of your regular exercise routine? If not, it might be time to consider adding it in.
Aside from helping you tighten and tone your entire body, strength training will:

  • Make you stronger and fitter.
  • Protect your bones and muscles.
  • Help you keep the weight off for good.
  • Aid in better balance and body mechanics.
  • Play a role in disease prevention.

Patrick Dunham, clinical training manager at Carilion Wellness, explains in greater detail the benefits of muscle building in this Fact Check.