The Best Strength Moves for Losing Fat

Maximize your workout with these strength exercises


The only healthy way to lose fat is to burn more calories than you consume. Eating better is crucial but building muscles can help a lot by speeding up your metabolism.[slideshow:84577]

Performing resistance training during periods of negative energy balance can mitigate the loss of fat-free mass, according to the National Strength & Conditioning Association.

A pound of muscle will burn 50 more calories in a day when you’re resting.

The typical goal is gaining 1-2 pounds of muscle a month. Depending on your physical health and fitness level, you can build four pounds or more of muscle in 30 days.  

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