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