For a long time, people have had this particular question: Can you turn fat into muscle? Today we are trying to answer that question by giving you an explanation of how muscle is actually build.
Building muscle and losing fat
In order to build muscle, you need three main components: water, protein, and energy. The energy component is where the fat comes in. You can use the stored fat cells in your body as energy to build muscle. So even if you are in a calorie deficit you can still build muscle as you get the energy from the stored fat cells.
The answer to the question: Can you turn fat into muscle? is yes, as you use the fat as energy along with water and protein to build muscle.