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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