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The number one way for obese people to lose fat is the exact same for those that are only 20 pounds overweight. Strength training is the best way to cut through fat and burn through calories.  There's no difference between strength training for the obese and strength training for everyone else.

When we strength train, we add lean muscle mass to our body.  This lean muscle mass burns through 35-50 calories per pound of muscle every single day.  Let's take a look at that number from a different point of view.  If we have 5 pounds of lean muscle, that muscle will burn about 250 calories a day.  Here comes the fun part.  If we have 10 pounds of lean muscle mass, then our muscles burn about 500 calories a day.  Hopefully you can see why adding lean muscle is the best way to lose fat. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that we are obese if we have a BMI (body mass index) of 30.0 or greater.  Being obese is not healthy.  It leads to a host of diseases and illnesses.  I'm almost positive you already knew that.

Obese and over weight people can use functional exercises to begin changing their health.  Exercises like squats and bicep curls will help strengthen the muscles we use in everyday movements.  Often these movements are difficult for obese people.  Keep up your workout routine and you'll notice that getting in and out of the car, walking to the mailbox, going upstairs and simply lifting heavy boxes will all become less of a hassle.

Strength training for the obese is the same as strength training for slender people.  The difference comes in the starting point.  It's so important to talk with your doctor, get the go ahead to workout, and then create a routine that you feel suits you best.  Take one step at a time and before you know it, you will have taken 5,000 steps.


By Lynn VanDyke
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Biography: Lynn VanDyke is a certified personal trainer, yoga instructor and nutritionist. Her site is quickly becoming an essential strength training destination.

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