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Coaches Corner #1 - Food After Exercise
The Coaches Corner
Training Trivia Answer:
In the last issue I asked the age-old question: How many calories are in one pound of fat?
Answer: 3500 calories.
Training Tip #2
Resistance training combined with cardio-vascular type exercises (walking, stair-master etc) will help you to lose body fat more effectively than just doing cardio-vascular type activities alone.
Definition: Resistance training is defined as any type of exercise that uses some sort of resistance to stimulate the muscles. This would include weights, exercise machines, rubber tubing or your own body weight.
The reasons for this are:
So the moral of the story is if you are trying to lose weight then make sure you add a few days a week of resistance training to your program to speed up your progress.
If you have not trained with free weights or machines before then I recommend getting some basic education in the area from a qualified trainer before you embark on a resistance training program.
Q. Approx how many calories do you burn when you walk or jog 1 mile?
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