- It is the driving force behind your metabolism, and your metabolism is how fast you burn calories.
- Muscle is an active tissue that is constantly renewing itself therefore requiring energy (calories).
- Muscle gives the natural shape to your body.
- Muscle helps you perform optimally as a woman and a man.
The more active muscle you have on your body the more fat you burn and the more calories you burn. The more active muscle you have on your body will cause your body’s thermogenic effect to go through the roof. This is called having a good metabolism. A good metabolism doesn’t happen by accident. I do admit genetics play a part in metabolism, but you’d be amazed how much metabolism can be affected by your life choices.
So, are you taking care of your muscles, or are you abusing them?
Case in point, here are contrasts of people who abuse their muscles vs people who take care of muscles.