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Top Fat-Burning Cardio

What cardio is best for optimizing fat loss and maintaining muscle?

This is a common question I have gotten over almost a decade as a coach. And there is no correct answer, as we all have different goals, schedules, and abilities. 
So let's look at all the different forms of cardio and their benefits. Remember cardio can be not only an effective tool towards fat loss, but it also has a powerful impact on your overall health and wellbeing.

What's the best form of cardio? The short answer is that any kind of cardio can help with fat loss, as long as you're burning more calories than you're consuming. However, some types of cardio have been proven to be especially effective for fat loss. High-intensity interval training (HIIT),  moderate-intensity steady state (MISS), and Fasted Cardio, are a few of the most popular forms of cardio for fat loss.

Starting with one of the most popular and well-known forms of cardio in the fitness industry, HIIT training.

HIIT is a form of...

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Should I do cardio before or after weight training?

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A question many ask is this: I like to get cardio out of the way or I enjoy cardio, so can I do cardio first? The answer depends on your goals.

Aerobic vs Anaerobic

I know we are starting off with some big words!

Some of the questions you may have asked in the past is “why can’t I do cardio before my workout and get it out of the way?” Or you may also wonder why HIIT is recommended for you to do instead of just a plain old treadmill workout.

In the following sections, I will explain all this to you.

Back to big words.

ATP And Other Fun Stuff

Your body needs ATP (adenosine triphosphate) as a fuel for your muscles to contract. Without ATP, no bicep curls..or squats for that matter. There are a few systems in your body that use ATP for energy, two of them are your anaerobic system (lactic acid system), and your aerobic system (oxygen system).

Anaerobic System:

Your anaerobic system breaks down glycogen (which is kind of the energy created from...

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