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Does weight training help lose weight?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Muscle continues to burn fat even at rest so some weight training will lead to weight loss.
However, you may have a slight gain initially due to increased muscle mass.

In brief: Yes

Muscle continues to burn fat even at rest so some weight training will lead to weight loss.
However, you may have a slight gain initially due to increased muscle mass.
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