INFOGRAPHIC: HOW MUCH IS A POUND OF FAT? 3500 kcal. If your goals for the new year look anything like the rest of Americas, then theres a good chance you want to lose a few pounds. What will it take to lose the weight? The numbers might surprise you. To lose just 1 pound of fat, you have to burn about 3,500 calories.

INFOGRAPHIC: HOW MUCH IS A POUND OF FAT? 3500 kcal. If your goals for the new year look anything like the rest of Americas, then theres a good chance you want to lose a few pounds. What will it take to lose the weight? The numbers might surprise you. To lose just 1 pound of fat, you have to burn about 3,500 calories.

Pretty sure everyone has seen a picture like this before but I always find it motivating.

Pretty sure everyone has seen a picture like this before but I always find it motivating.

My son Gib and I working out before the concert. A pound of muscle burns three times more calories than a pound of fat, so it’s a good idea to do things that’ll build muscle as well as get your heart pumping. It can be anything from lifting weights to cleaning out the attic. Losing as little as 2% of your body weight drastically reduces your risk of chronic illness. That means that a 200 pound man can increase his life expectancy by dropping just four pounds.  So, get moving!

My son Gib and I working out before the concert. A pound of muscle burns three times more calories than a pound of fat, so it’s a good idea to do things that’ll build muscle as well as get your heart pumping. It can be anything from lifting weights to cleaning out the attic. Losing as little as 2% of your body weight drastically reduces your risk of chronic illness. That means that a 200 pound man can increase his life expectancy by dropping just four pounds. So, get moving!

It's supposed to say "So here are some facts:   1. There are about 3500 calories in one pound of fat.   2. Every two jumping jacks = 1 calorie burnt.  3. 7000 jumping jacks = 1 pound gone.  4. 10 sets of 100 jumping jacks for 1 week will burn one pound.  So on top of your current diet and exercise regime, you can add on 10 sets of 100 jumping jacks. Let's try this, because a pound lighter is a pound lighter."

It's supposed to say "So here are some facts: 1. There are about 3500 calories in one pound of fat. 2. Every two jumping jacks = 1 calorie burnt. 3. 7000 jumping jacks = 1 pound gone. 4. 10 sets of 100 jumping jacks for 1 week will burn one pound. So on top of your current diet and exercise regime, you can add on 10 sets of 100 jumping jacks. Let's try this, because a pound lighter is a pound lighter."

Last week we posted about what one pound of fat looks like. And this is supposed to be five pounds. Such a large amount so "just" losing five is a hella huge accomplishment!!

Last week we posted about what one pound of fat looks like. And this is supposed to be five pounds. Such a large amount so "just" losing five is a hella huge accomplishment!!

That's true! This def put things into perspective for me, gotta keep going!

That's true! This def put things into perspective for me, gotta keep going!

hcg weight loss, lose weight fast in a week, losing belly fat quickly - Last week we posted about what one pound of fat looks like. And this is supposed to be five pounds. Such a large amount so "just" losing five is a hella huge accomplishment!!

hcg weight loss, lose weight fast in a week, losing belly fat quickly - Last week we posted about what one pound of fat looks like. And this is supposed to be five pounds. Such a large amount so "just" losing five is a hella huge accomplishment!!

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