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Everything You Need to Know About Burning Fat and Building Muscle

Shape.com—May 18, 2017

Shape.com featured different tips for building muscle and burning fat through exercise. Jordan D. Metzl, MD, HSS primary care sports physician, said to exercise in the morning before breakfast. He explained, "your body has less glycogen (a.k.a. energy) from carbs if you don't eat, so it will have no choice but to turn to fat."

HSS exercise physiologist Polly de Mille RN, MA, RCEP, CSCS, USAT advised varying the workout routine to let muscles rest and grow. "Switching from moderate to high intensity workouts gives your body different challenges to adapt to and prevents overtraining," said Mille.

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