Is your goal to lose weight or lose fat? For most people, they are fixated on the idea of “losing weight” but in actuality, we should be more concerned about the excess fat we are carrying around. Did you know that if you gain muscle, you may actually gain weight? Gaining muscle is a desirable goal as we age since it helps our metabolism. And we all want that! Having strong leg muscles is also important as reduces stress on our bones, especially the knee joints.