If you lose weight, without lifting weights, you run the risk of losing muscle tissue instead of grease; because, the muscles consume twice the calories for its operation, reveals the doctor Donald Hensrud , associate professor of preventive medicine and nutrition of the Medical School of the Mayo Clinic in United States.
Therefore, recommends the expert, that your best strategy is to eat more protein and do strength routines for 20 or 30 minutes two or three times a week.
By eating more protein you will increase the energy to achieve your training and perform at your best in your day to day: "eat at least 3 or 4 servings of 55 to 85 grams of beans, soy, fish, chicken, lean meat or dairy low in fat every day. "
Remember that taking care of your figure does not mean that you have to become a slave of the exercise . In this regard, Hensrud points out that extreme regimes must be forgotten and small changes must be applied, so that they are clear goals that are met in the short, medium and long term.