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Diet plus aerobic exercise actually led to greater muscle loss than dieting alone. Among those who dieted only (no exercise), 16% of the weight they lost was muscle. Among those who dieted and did aerobic exercise, 20% of the weight they lost was muscle. On the other hand, among those who dieted and lifted weights, just 10% of the weight they lost was muscle. Weight training won out in another way, too. Participants who dieted and weight trained lost 17 pounds of fat, on average, while those wh
Workout Before Breakfast to Fight Weight Gain: The key isn't to work out like crazy but to get moving at the time when your body burns the most fat. When exercise is performed during fasting (before breakfast) adrenaline levels are about two times higher and insulin concentrations are about 10 times lower, as after eating. This improved ratio between adrenaline and insulin allows the body to burn more fat during the workout.