FAQs

Is there a difference between losing weight and burning fat?

Losing weight and burning fat are sometimes seen as two different goals but the steps needed to accomplish either are identical. At the core of both is calorie balance; the relationship between how many calories you burn and eat. During positive calorie balance, the body stores fat while a...

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What’s more important: strength training or cardio?

Both strength training and cardiovascular exercise have their own specific advantages. Cardio is usually linked to weight loss and improving muscular endurance while strength training is thought of as a workout only for those wanting to get buff. While these generalizations are somewhat true, you shouldn't limit yourself to...

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What is cardio?

Cardio (short for cardiovascular exercise) is the term given to a certain type of exercise that keeps your heart rate elevated for a continuous length of time. With strength training, you have a minute of exercise followed by a minute of rest. With cardio, the exercise is non-stop. Cardio has...

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