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How is weight training help me lose fat?
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Add cardio.
Strength training will not help you lose too much fat.
Add cardiovascular exercise to your routine to make your strength training more effective and to add the fat burning benefit.

In brief: Add cardio.
Strength training will not help you lose too much fat.
Add cardiovascular exercise to your routine to make your strength training more effective and to add the fat burning benefit.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Burn calories
Weight training tends to burn more calories than cardio.

In brief: Burn calories
Weight training tends to burn more calories than cardio.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Dr. Adarsh Gupta
Family Medicine
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In brief: Boosts metabolism
Weight (or strength) training is very importnat to lose fat.
A weight training workout boosts metabolism for the whole day and helps build lean muscle. Muscle is metabolically active - it needs fuel - and therefore helps you burn more calories all the time which helps with fat (as mentioned in faq 1).

In brief: Boosts metabolism
Weight (or strength) training is very importnat to lose fat.
A weight training workout boosts metabolism for the whole day and helps build lean muscle. Muscle is metabolically active - it needs fuel - and therefore helps you burn more calories all the time which helps with fat (as mentioned in faq 1).
Dr. Adarsh Gupta
Dr. Adarsh Gupta
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