Is this really bad for your heart?

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Jamesy
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19 Jun 2019, 9:47 am

One of my friends who does weightlifting said yesterday that being overweight in muscle can be bad for your heart.


Is this true?



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19 Jun 2019, 9:50 am

It's worse to be overweight in fat.

Saying this, too much of anything is bad. Even muscle.

Especially if one takes steroids.



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19 Jun 2019, 9:55 am

kraftiekortie wrote:
It's worse to be overweight in fat.

Saying this, too much of anything is bad. Even muscle.

Especially if one takes steroids.




How many pounds can you afford too be overweight in muscle (not taking steroids) without it causing a problem for your heart?



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19 Jun 2019, 9:57 am

It depends on the person.

But...if somebody is 50 pounds overweight in muscle, and nothing else, there could very well be problems.