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2009/07/19 14:00:40 (permalink)


Would you say that having X amount of muscle limits you to having X amount of body fat?
Hypothetically if a individual weighed 65 kg and say 10kg was muscle, would that hinder the individual in achieving a low body fat percentage. I understand that having a higher body proportion of muscle within the body will aid an individual in achieving a low body fat percentage, as muscle is metobolic. But i was wondering if it is still possible with a low amount of muscle?

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    Re:Limitations? 2009/07/19 14:58:07 (permalink)
    Yeah you can achieve any amount of body fat % no matter what the muscle the mass is. Muscle is not metabolic. Metabolism is made up of catoblism or anabolism, you put your body in either of those states through your training diet. I think what you mean is that a higher % of muscle requires more calories for maintenance, so yes 2 people weighing the same if one has more lean body mass they will burn more calories at rest. But you can lose fat to as low % as you like and with a careful diet not lose any muscle.
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