BONUS 1 – WEIGHT LOSS 101
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Bonus 1 / Weight loss 101
What you need to know
Fat loss happens when more calories are exhausted than consumed. Running at 5 miles per hour burns about 600 calories in one hour. A yoga class of moderate intensity burns about 350 calories. However, when you strength train two to three times a week gain a considerable amount of lean muscle mass while losing fat. Women typically don’t gain size from strength training, because they have less testosterone than men, the hormone that causes bulking up. Your new muscles will help fight obesity. As you add muscle from strength training, your resting metabolism will increase, so you’ll burn more calories for up to 72 hours past your training session. Added benefit: you will end up with a toned body.
Dr Fitness USA approach to weight loss
Dr Fitness USA never addresses losing weight as the first priority, you need to build the foundation before building the house, let alone decorating it. This is why we do not emphasize weight loss. We know you want it, but we also know you are doomed to fail, when you continue to chase the rainbow. Follow the steps in the previous lessons, get grounded, get stronger inside and out, find the quiet mind, feel better. This takes time, but you are on the right track.