Aerobic Exercise Trumps Resistance Training For Losing Belly Fat

HealthDay Share to FacebookShare to Twitter (8/26, Preidt) reported, “Aerobic exercise is better than resistance training if you want to lose the belly fat that poses a serious threat to your health,” according to a study published Aug. 25 in the American Journal of Physiology. After comparing the “effectiveness of aerobic exercise (such as jogging), resistance training (such as weight lifting), or a combination of the two activities in 196 overweight, sedentary adults aged 18 to 70” followed for eight months, researchers also found that “aerobic exercise significantly reduced visceral and liver fat and improved risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, such as insulin resistance, liver enzymes and triglyceride levels.”

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