Jake: Hey I’m Jake of Body by Jake with your nutrition tip of the day. Yes, I’m here with Dr. P – he’s got the answers. As you know, I’ve got a question form one of you! And this comes from Marilyn, and she asks – oh this is an interesting one – and she asks, how much should I weight?
Dr. P.: Everybody asks that. What’s the right weight? Weight as much as you can! Huuuh? Weigh as much as you can. Why? Imagine your fist, the size of your fist – that’s five pounds of muscle. Four or five of your fists (depending on the size of your fists), that’s five pounds of fat.
Fat is light and fluffy – it takes up a lotta room. Muscle is heavy and dense – it doesn’t take up much room at all. Muscle is what supports your posture. Like your spine, doesn’t support posture. It’s all the muscles around it that support your spine, your posture.
So muscle is dense, it’s heavy. Weigh as much as you can. Fats light and fluffy but it takes up a lot of room. Take up less room in the room. Like when you and I go buy a dress. You buy dress SIZE not dress WEIGHT. The dress community is smart – it’s size not weight. Take up less room in the room, weigh as much as you can, don’t let your day be dictated by the scale.
Jake: I love that not for sure! Dr. P., thanks very much buddy!