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Racing Weight: Lose Weight Or Lose Fat?

  • By Matt Fitzgerald
  • Published Mar 21, 2012
  • Updated Dec 17, 2012 at 4:21 PM UTC
Photo: John Segesta

 

Strength Train

Lifting weights and other forms of strength training will also help you retain muscle during periods of weight loss. Strength training should be a part of your routine at all times, for its injury-prevention and performance-enhancement benefits, but when you’re trying to shed fat, there’s a third reason to do it. A little goes a long way. Just two, 30-minute, full-body strength sessions per week are much better than nothing.

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