Today we go to speak of a frequent problem that find some people to the hour to lose weight. In concrete go to control if we lose fat or muscular mass.
In occasions occurs that a lot of people decide to lose weight of fast and drastic form, something that is not very recommended, since what can be doing is to lose mass muscular in place of the fat that us sobra.
Thus, the best that can do is not reducing more than 300 kcal the quantity that consume each day, with what will avoid that our metabolism ralentice and begin to consume the muscle.
Also it is a good council increase the consumption of proteins to combat the muscular wear. We do not forget that our aim is ingerir less fats, but no thus we have to reduce the consumption of proteins.
To be able to check if we are losing muscular mass or fat when we go down of weight, the best that can do is to use a scale of bioimpedancia, which distinguishes our weight of fabrics and the one of the fat.
Once that we have our weight and the percentage of fat will not have more than multiplying them between yes to see the kilos of fat that have.
For example, if we weigh 80 kilos and have 17% of fat, what will do will be to multiply 80 × 0,17 = 13,6 kg of fat.
Now we do not have more than going realising this calculation each true time and like this will be able to check if what are losing is fat or muscular mass.