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Why weight training is better for your waistline than running

A new Harvard study has found that weight training is a better way of keeping the middle-aged spread at bay than aerobic activity.

By |2018-12-11T21:16:18+00:00November 19th, 2017|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Resistance Training, Not Starving Yourself or “Cardio” is Key to Successful Fat Loss

Metabolic stress from resistance training determines improvements in body composition and health.

By |2016-04-02T13:25:02+00:00April 2nd, 2016|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Burn More Fat For Days After Just 15 Minutes of Strength Training

Strength training is an underestimated but effective weapon against obesity. In the long term, weight training is the best thing you can do to keep your fat percentage down.

By |2015-07-19T13:53:56+00:00July 19th, 2015|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Low body fat percentage? Strength training makes you more shredded

Not everyone has got the message yet, but strength training is a highly effective way of losing fat. In the long term, because every kilo of muscle mass that you build up raises your basic fat burning rate, but in the short term too. Immediately after a heavy strength workout you burn sky-high amounts of joules, because your body eats up energy as it recovers.

By |2015-06-26T13:33:14+00:00June 26th, 2015|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Do Your Cardio After Weight Training and Burn More Fat

If you do weight training and cardio, you probably do your cardio after the weight training. This order of doing things is beneficial, as this way round the cardio training won't sap your energy for pumping iron. But according to a human study done by sports scientists at the University of Tsukuba, and published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, this order is also good for your cardio training as you burn more fat during the cardio part of your training.

By |2018-12-12T00:30:25+00:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Strength Training Fights Belly Fat Better Than Aerobic Training

Men who do strength training keep their fat percentage lower in the long term than men who run, cycle or do other aerobic exercise. Epidemiologists at the University of Harvard came to this conclusion after following 10,500 men for 12 years.

By |2015-02-25T19:05:17+00:00February 25th, 2015|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Weight training appears key to controlling belly fat

Healthy men who did twenty minutes of daily weight training had less of an increase in age-related abdominal fat compared with men who spent the same amount of time doing aerobic activities, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers and colleagues.

By |2014-12-30T12:39:10+00:00December 30th, 2014|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Even Just A Little Weight Training Increases Fat Burning

Even if you only do a very small amount of weight training you increase your fat burning – not while you’re training, but when you rest. American sports scientists have shown this for the first time in a study on the long-term effects of weight training.

By |2015-03-10T10:40:10+00:00November 10th, 2014|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments