Physical Health
There are three ways to lose weight:
  • Diet
  • Cardio
  • Physical Training

Diet

Just doing a diet alone doesn't strengthen any of your muscles.
Pros:
  • Get the correct nutrition your body needs
  • Can reduce weight without physical effort
Cons:
  • Doesn't build your heart muscle
  • Doesn't strengthen your muscles

Cardio

  • Great for long term (decades) health
Pros:
  • Great short term boost to reducing weight
  • Builds your heart muscle
Cons:
  • Doesn't strengthen your other muscles
Examples:
  • Elliptical
  • Running

Muscle Training Exercises

Also known as:
  • Strength Training
Properties:
  • Great for short term (months or years) health
Pros:
  • Builds muscles
  • Muscles burn more calories at rest
    • Longer term burn of calories
Cons:
  • Doesn't strengthen heart
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