View Poll Results: What type of cardio for fat loss?
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Low Intensity (30 or more minutes going slow)
High Intensity (no more than 20 min at high intensity)
Change it up and do all throughout the week.
06-03-2003, 07:37 PM #1Member
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Cardio, high or low intensity for fat loss?
Just want to see which everyone prefers and why for fat loss. I hear way too many opinions from trainers and I want opinions from people who actually have experience. REDROCK
06-04-2003, 10:58 PM #2
well, i used to be a proponent of high intensity training until i bought a heart rate monitor and effectively tweaked the intensity to my heart rate.
i was burning fat before, but you have to understand that you are building aerobic capacity more if you train more intense for shorter amounts of time.
now i do less calories for the same amount of time and my fat loss is more steady and consistent.
buy a heart rate monitor and go 70-80% of your target to watch the fat melt off...singly the best cardio investment i have made.
06-05-2003, 07:43 AM #3
I agree with daem. I bought a cheap $60 heart moniter and I can now keep my heart rate at about 75% for an hour without getting out of breath. I try to slow jog at 140bpm.
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