Circuit Training for Your Heart

For years, we’ve been telling ETR readers that aerobic training is not the best way to improve cardiovascular fitness. Instead, you want to use interval training, bodyweight training, and now, based on a new study, circuit weight training. In a comparison of circuit...

Dethroning the “King” of Exercise

Cardio (a.k.a. aerobic exercise) is no longer the King of Exercise. Research now shows that you can lose fat, improve your heart health, increase your quality of life, and reduce your risk of disability with resistance training. Sure, you can get some benefits by...

Another Reason to Avoid Aerobics

Doing long-duration aerobic exercise (“cardio”) for weight loss is inefficient and often ineffective. But that may not be the worst thing about it. According to Alwyn Cosgrove, a personal trainer in Santa Clarita, CA, “Research has shown that aerobic...