I get a lot of questions from people asking me what’s better – weight training or running, HIIT or Zumba, etc?
The question is an interesting one because it leads to a misguided answer. So I follow up and ask “better for what?”
Of course, people are asking what’s better for weight loss. And that’s where the problem lies.
Don’t Exercise For Weight Loss
When people start choosing the exercise they do based on a potential outcome it might provide, they tend to pick physical activities they don’t really enjoy. And as I’ve talked about before, if you don’t enjoy the exercise you do, you’ll never stick with it long enough to see the side effects it can provide.
Weight loss is simply a function of engaging in a physical activity you really like, while doing it consistently and long enough in order to see the changes in your body.
When you exercise for weight loss you’re trying to… Continue Reading