A 44-year-old member asked:
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do i have to lose weight in order to tone my body?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
If obese, yes: Obesity is caused by a genetic mechanism in the hypothalamus (a brain center) that is normally silent. High calorie malnutrition, particularly sweets and sweeteners, turn it on. Thus the brain takes part in body fitness.
Answered on Sep 6, 2019
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Well here is the : issue in a nutshell - fat don't tone.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Toning. : It depends what you mean by tone. One can improve muscular strength and endurance without losing weight, and thus improve muscle tone. However, it will not be as evident to an observer as toning with weight loss.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014

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