Lift to Lose Fat


“While cardio burns calories and fat when you’re performing it, high intensity strength training allows for Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC) to occur. This term refers to how long your metabolism is elevated after exercise, enabling you to burn fat long after finishing your workout.”

— Lift Heavy to Lose More Fat by Muscle and Fitness*


Articles keep streaming from all serious training info sources; for body fat loss lifting is king. For many decades the main stream media had this idea that aerobic training was the only tool for losing unwanted flab. Now that science is being applied, the truth is coming out and more and more people are getting results.

It has been known for decades that the more muscular you are, the higher your resting metabolic rate will be. The formulas for testing RMR/BMR convey that fact just by looking at them.

Physics shows us that heavy training burns more calories directly than almost any other form of exercise, while using much less time. Heavy lifting simply gives the most training bang for the buck. If you want to get shredded, the command is clear: GET ON A STRATEGIZED BARBELL PROGRAM.

*For quoted article, visit: Muscle and Fitness

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One thought on “Lift to Lose Fat

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