Archive | March, 2014

Fact or Myth: The Fat Burning Zone?

Fact or Myth:  If you want to burn fat during your workout, you should keep your heart rate within a certain zone (The Fat Burning Zone)?  Just recently I heard a personal trainer said this to a client on the treadmill.  Like most things, if you hear it often enough you start to believe it […]

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High Intensity Sprints Best for Fat Loss?

When you’re pressed for time, cut your workouts short and experience greater fat loss.  Results from a study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise suggest that repeated maximal-intensity sprints yield greater fat loss than longer-duration, moderate-intensity running. The study The 20 study participants were split into two groups: sprinters and runners. Each group […]

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