Day: April 2, 2021

Low-Intensity Cardio Vs Hiit Cardio For Fat Loss

Fat loss through low-intensity cardio is not the most effective method of losing body fat, though many do not know this. According to SF Weekly, fat loss is aided through an increase in metabolism, low intensity cardio does not increase metabolism, though it is quite effective at burning calories. As the ability to burn fat and raise metabolism can be achieved through HIIT (High-intensity interval training).  HIIT cardio is, therefore, more effective, when it comes to fat loss, as not only does it burn calories but also increases the body’s overall metabolism. HIIT targets fat moreover low-intensity cardio, after doing HIIT the body will continue to burn calories post-exercise. Studies of HIIT cardio Researchers are able to measure the rate of metabolism change post-exercise using EPOC (Exercise Post Oxygen Consumption). Body cells require more oxygen when metabolism increase occurs. The same researchers conducted two studies, published in Int J obes Relat Metab Discord. 2001 Mar, 25(3): 332-9. The initial study was conducted on two groups of 352 men total, those who did not do high-intensity …