Why Should I Lift Weights If Weight Loss Is My Goal? | Q&a No. 7


On this week’s episode of the podcast, we’re diving deep into an awesome question one of my clients posed to me about programming for weight loss. He asked…

Since cardio burns more calories than lifting weights, why are we lifting weights at all?

And he was right. I’ve written about how cardio is more efficient at burning calories than lifting. If you’ve got 30 minutes to train, cardio is going to give you the best bang for your buck when it comes to burning calories.

But let’s pause right there, because viewing exercise solely as a means to burn calories is probably the wrong frame of mind to have. And if we add lifting to cardio in a well-rounded program, you’re likely to see great results now that are long-lasting.

Join me as we dive deep into this question! You can also listen to the podcast via the links below, or hit the article link at the bottom to read more!

Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chris-gates-fitness/id1500338990
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7rXp8y4Esq4zYs3etjC2iE

Read More: https://chrisgatesfitness.com/2020/11/29/qa7-why-should-i-lift-weights-if-weight-loss-is-my-goal/

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