Wednesday, March 19, 2008

5 Fat Loss Myths by Craig Ballantyne

I read them every day on the internet. Exercise myths about not lifting weights until you lose weight, "light weight, high reps to tone", the "fat burning zone", etc. Check out Craig Ballantyne's myth-busting article for the facts.

5 Fat Loss Myths: Why Long, Slow Boring Cardio is not the Best Fat Loss Program to Increase Your Metabolism and Burn Belly Fat...
By Craig Ballantyne, Men’s Health Magazine Expert, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and Author of Turbulence Training

Here's just one myth that Craig addresses:

Myth #4 You Have to Do Cardio for at Least 20 Minutes Before You Start Burning Fat

We’re burning fat all the time, even while you sit here and read this message. Sure, exercise increases our fat burning, but it’s not as though the first 20 minutes of any workout don’t burn fat. That makes no sense at all!...

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