When it comes to weight loss and and fat loss, aerobic training is better than resistance training (weight training) according to a new study published in the December 2012 edition of the Journal of Applied Physiology.
The study entitled "Effects of aerobic and/or resistance training on body mass and fat mass in overweight or obese adults" is believed to the largest randomized trial to directly compare changes in body composition induced by comparable amounts of time spent doing aerobic and resistant training, or both in combination, among previously inactive overweight or obese non-diabetic adults.
Researchers have found that sedentary, otherwise healthy adults who engaged in as little as 20 minutes of low-to-moderate aerobic exercise, three days a week for six consecutive weeks, reported feeling less fatigued and more energized.
Many people do cardio in the gym, to not just improve their endurance but also with a goal to lose weight and lose fat. Unfortunately most people are unaware that their are tricks of the trade that can help maximize fat loss when doing cardio.
If you are one of the many that do cardio primarily to lose fat, than you might want to try these cardio tips to maximize your fat loss: