So far on the Monday blogs, you have learned about the importance of your muscle tissue in maintaining your metabolic advantage. I explained that losing muscle mass is like removing the spark plugs from your engine. At the end of the day your body’s metabolism has a difficult time using fat as its premiere energy source, period!
If your muscle cells are akin to the spark plugs that burn your cars fuel, then your thyroid gland and its hormones are akin to the timing mechanism that determines how efficiently that fuel gets burned. As you are about to find out, the health of your thyroid gland and how effective your body is at producing a special brain chemical can often be the missing piece of your fat loss puzzle.