Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Another Nail In The Coffin Of Long, Boring Cardio For Weight Loss

As many of you know, I'm not a fan of long, boring cardio sessions. I don't believe they're nearly as effective as cardio intervals or bodyweight circuits, they require more time and they increase your risk of repetitive motion injuries.

So, I recommend more intense cardio workouts because they're more effective for fat loss and, as a bonus, they take less time.

On top of that, I just read an article by Craig Ballantyne that discusses research regarding increased appetite resulting from long bouts of cardio. So, besides being ineffective, could traditional cardio actually be detrimental to losing weight?

Check out the article here ==> Why Cardio Doesn't Work for Fat Loss


1 comment:

Dr.Rutledge said...

Hi Mickey,

That's very interesting. Never thought of how long durations cardio could increase appetite to a point were the work out was for nothing. Thanks for sharing the post.

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