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Old 08-05-2011, 06:17 PM   #15 (permalink)
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You should already be doing weight lifting. If you lose weight without lifting, you're actually losing muscle as well (it does take a lot of muscle to carry around those extra pounds). When you reach your goal, you'll be a lot smaller but still "cushy".

You'll lose weight faster, and look better, if you're doing weight training.

Originally Posted by FutureizNow View Post
My understanding of the weights/cardio thing is that it is not impossible, but pretty damn near to do both, to lose weight and actuall gain muscle at the *same time*.
This is only true when you're already fit.
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