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Muscles become fat or fat becomes muscle?

Yes, this is one ridiculous fat and muscle myth that will never go away. Get this straight. Your body fat will never turn into muscle and muscle will never turn into fat. The reason is actually very simple. Your body fat and muscles are made up of completely different cellular structures and they are so different that they cannot be converted into each other.

Your muscle is very much alive and work very hard whereas fat just sits there doing nothing and just plain looking ugly. How can they be the same or can be converted to each other?

Now that I have gotten that out of my chest, do you know how did this ludicrous fat and muscle myth come about then? Well, let me offer some suggestions.


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Now when a fat person trains with weights, he will build muscles and then for his muscle definitions to show, he will have to lose fat. He will do cardio exercises and eat healthily to achieve a healthy fat loss.

When all that are accomplished, he will reveal a lean muscular body complete with that formidable six pack abs because he has already packed on muscle mass and had lost a substantial amount of body fat.

So when people see his new found lean muscular body and noticed that his body fat is now gone, some will comment that his fats has turned into muscles. Isn't that a nonsensical comment? Not just nonsensical, it is downright ludicrous and hilarious isn't it?

Now, just say that this same guy had lost his motivation to train for whatever reasons and because he no longer wants to maintain his lean muscular body, he naturally will lay off exercises and start to eat unhealthily. Gradually, he will put on body fat because of his unhealthy diet and the fact that he no longer exercises to burn the extra calories.

Then as he puts on more body fat, the fat begins to cover up his muscles and his muscles are no longer noticeable. Ahhhh....those same people who do not know the biology of muscle and fat will proclaim that his muscles has turned into fat. Isn't that very funny?

Well, these chaps must be magicians or how else can muscle turn fat or fat becomes muscle since they are completely different in molecular structure? So why am I exposing this fat and muscle myth? Because it is funny?

Well, perhaps that too. But the main reason is that this fat and muscle myth has put alot of people away from exercising to build muscles and continue to indulge in unhealthy eating habits by proclaiming that there is no point building muscles because once they stop, they will get fat.

Again, this is rubbish because most of them are fat to begin with anyway. It is just a lazy excuse not to exercise and eat healthily. So if you have friends who touted this fat and muscle myth to you, send them this article. You may be doing them a great favor when they realised the truth and head for the gym to build hard muscles and lose ugly body fat.

Then what about you? Are now convinced that muscle will never turn into fat and fat into muscle?

Best Wishes
Chris Chew

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