Beginner Fitness Tips: Should I do or Cardio First?
If losing weight is your goal — specifically fat — weight training before your cardio session has major benefits, Natalie said. She explained that strength training increases the “afterburn effect.” Your resting metabolism rate is heightened and your body is working to help your muscles recover, which results in an increased calorie burn long after the workout is over. This is an ideal place to be in when you hit your cardio session.
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