How to raise your resting metabolic rate

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Not only does muscle weigh more than fat, it also burns more calories than fat! Through strength training and adding muscle to your body, you can increase your resting metabolic rate. Muscle burns more calories than fat; therefore it is more beneficial to have more muscle on your body! Adding one pound of muscle through strength training increases your resting metabolic rate by 100-150 calories a day.