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Busting the Top 4 Cardio Machine Myths
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When using such equipment, I regularly attend an online class via YouTube or Udemy, etc.
Learned something new! Thanks for the article
This is very helpful information!
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Actually, the one thing I noticed was on the machines I used seemed to underestimate the calories that
I burnt (the one I rode at a city rec centre 0.5 hr =110 cals (this was a moderately hard programme not steady slow cycling )
Actually the one thing I noticed was that the machines I used seemed to nderestimate the cakories
the one I rode at a city rec centre 0.5 hr =110 cals (this was a moderately hard programme not steady slow cycling.
The idea that a calorie is a calorie is a calorie is plain wrong. If you use a calorie from fat, it's gone. You lost the weight, If you use a calorie of carbohydrate from your glycogen stores, you have to replace it before you can do another good quality workout. if you burn a calorie of carbohydrate from your exercise drink or energy bar, it was never yours to lose in the first place. To lose fat, you have to use fat. There is an optimal intensity at which the most possible fat is used per minute, and it's not at very low effort where you are using the highest percentage of fat, nor is it at high-intensity where you are using the most calories per minute. It's somewhere in between, at a pace that still feels pretty mellow and sustainable.
"Myth #1: The Fat-Burning Program Helps You Burn More Fat and Lose Weight" --- this is not a myth. It is more of a misunderstanding. Fat-burn rates do burn more fat than higher heart rates. Burning fat does help you lose weight. The idea that people are wasting time using equipment at fat-burn level is a self-centered one. Not everyone wants to walk away from the gym tired and sweaty. Not everyone is going for maximum burn per hour.
Great to know.
I don't believe any of those machines. Too many variables.
Good to know.
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