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slow cardio exercise help fat burning

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fierceStamen Fri 21-Feb-20 17:19:03

It is true that slow cardio exercise burns more fat than carbohydrate when compared to the fat-burning properties of more intense high-impact exercise. But the trade-off is that slow cardio exercise burns fewer overall calories per unit of time spent exercising. High-intensity exercise burns proportionally more carbohydrate than fat, but you also burn more calories overall. This translates to larger calorie deficits, which are later paid back with a reduction in stored body fat.

tanith Fri 21-Feb-20 17:32:52

Beyond me 😂

GrannyGravy13 Fri 21-Feb-20 17:48:00

HIT is much better and with more benefits for all round fitness.