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As it’s Father’s Day I wanted to write about men, (well it was either that or yet another BBQ recipe 🙂 and one of things I am asked all the time, is why do men lose weight more quickly than women? So here are the facts….
Many people believe that when it comes to losing weight, men have an advantage. Anecdotal stories of ladies sweating and struggling to lose a pound or two, compare to tales of men cutting back on the junk, hitting the gym and watching the weight drop off.
But what’s the real truth?
Men tend to have more lean muscle tissue, which burns more calories than body fat, even during rest. And when men and women cut the same number of calories, men usually do lose more weight – however recent research suggests that this is only in the earlier stages of a weight loss plan – after six months, the levels of