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A 21-year-old male asked:

if i'm losing weight should i avoid lifting weights? i don't want to gain muscle just to lose it since i don't eat too much.

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
It depends on Ur -: -weight now over, under?Best is this eat a balanced diet do weight training every other day. U can supplement with whey protein on Ur lifting days, remember U need 50gms/day of protein for maintenance. Add if U R deficient in daily requirement. U can use a phone app 2 watch calories in & out. They keep track of cals in & cals burned. Loose fat U gain muscle which is heavier. U will look toned&BHap

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