I am posting this link because I think that everybody who exercises or is interesting in starting an exercise program MUST READ IT.
Alwyn Cosgrove is a sort Demigod to me and many others who incorporate resistance and metabolic training into their workouts. After many years of experience training the average Joe Bloggs to top athletes, Alwyn has seen proven results in fat loss exercise programs and has detailed this in his brilliant article.
For those of you who are new to exercise and want to get started, please DO NOT start a running program and think this is how you are going to see quick results. Instead of getting injured and seeing no improvement in your fat loss - read this article and then adopt the following hierarchy as the way you must always workout. Then and only then will you see the results you want in your body.
Alywns 5 Factors For Fat Loss Training:
1. Metabolic Resistance Training: 3 of my favourite words and my favourite way to exercise. I love it. And so does everybody else who I introduce this to. This is how AC describes this type of workout:
"Our goal is to work every muscle group hard, frequently, and with an intensity that creates a massive “metabolic disturbance” or “afterburn” that leaves the metabolism elevated for several hours post-workout."