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3:04 PM, Feb 1, 2012   |    comments
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Dr. Derek,

"I know you are a big proponent of strength training to build muscle so that you may ultimately burn fat while at rest. Although I understand this concept, I am trying to lose only 10 lbs, but when I lift, I get bigger, not leaner. I don't want to look like a linebacker, I'd rather look like a surfer. I'm 45 and spend 30-40 minutes doing cardio 4-5 times a week, and about 1/2 hour strength training for the same amount of days. Help!"

- John

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