HIIT/Circuit Training vs. Old School Weight Lifting
Which is better for fat loss? Both. Yes, I said BOTH
Depending on your level of exercise experience, daily diet habits, and types of workouts you habitually do, adding one or the other can help accelerate your fitness goals. Common Thought and Practice HIIT/Circuit workouts burn more calories by the end of a 45 minute class than a traditional 1-2 hour heavy weightlifting session. So by that math, the more calories burned = the more fat lost… We’re missing a few key factors:
Though you burn more calories in the moment, once your heart rate comes back down to its normal resting rate, your body is no longer tapping into its fat stores for energy. ....