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How Many Minutes Per Week Should I Exercise to Lose Fat?⁣⁣⁣⁣

​⁣⁣ ​If you have specific weight loss or fat loss goals, you may feel like you need to spend every minute in the gym to see results. But the amount of time you need to spend exercising per week depends largely on your goals, your baseline activity level, your genetics & numerous other variables that …

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Do You Lose More Weight if You Avoid Eating Before Exercise?

Whether you should train before eating (i.e. in a fasted state) for fat loss is a topic often debated. Here’s a summary of the main arguments and evidence.   When you train in a fasted or ‘postabsorptive’ state, your insulin levels or low and your body is using stored energy as the primary fuel source. …

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What is Best for Weight Loss, Diet Only, Diet and Cardio or Cardio Only?

Different people have different ‘methods’ for losing weight: some focus on clean eating, some become cardio bunnies while others combine both cardio and dietary changes to achieve their goals. But according to research, what is the best method? A 2012 randomized controlled trial (the gold standard of research) lasting a year looked at whether diet, …

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What is VO2 Max? Why should you book a VO2 Max Test?

Your VO2 max tells you how much oxygen your body uses during exercise of increasing intensity, also referred to as maximal oxygen uptake. It represents the functionality of your central factors, including heart, lungs and blood, and your peripheral factors like skeletal muscles. If your heart and lungs are high functioning they are able to …

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Does it Matter if You do Aerobic or Anaerobic Exercise to Lose Fat?

If you want to lose fat in the most optimal way, you have probably found yourself questioning whether aerobic or anaerobic exercise is more effective. Aerobic exercise means ‘with oxygen’, while anaerobic means ‘without’. Aerobic exercise may consist of jogging, rowing or walking; essentially cardio. Your heart and breathing rate can be sustained during aerobic …

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