The Great Cardio Myth

Why Cardio Exercise Won't Get You Slim, Strong or Healthy

Craig Ballantyne with Chelsea Ratcliffe Bush
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The Great Cardio Myth uncovers the science behind cardio and why it is an ineffective workout for weight loss and overall health.

Is your cardio workout effective or hindering your health?

Cardio workouts have long been advised as a way to lose weight and stay healthy. But what if that isn't true? Emerging science is showing that steady state cardio on its own is not effective for weight loss and in many cases can have the opposite effect and inhibit a person's ability to lose fat. Not only can it affect your weight loss goals, it can affect your overall health, leading to reduced muscle mass, increased appetite, and is correlated to an increase in chronic disease and mortality. The Great Cardio Myth breaks down the science of cardio, why it doesn't work, and what you should be doing instead.

Author bio:

Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, M.Sc., is a Strength & Conditioning coach, creator of the bestselling Turbulence Training plan. Craig also has an advanced research background, completing a Master's of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology from McMaster University. He is a contributing author to Men's Health and Women's Health magazines, and a member of the Training Advisory Board for Maximum Fitness and Oxygen magazines. He is also the creator of the lifestyle blog, Early to Rise.

Chelsea Ratcliffe is a graduate student at the University of Utah in Health Communications. She is specializing in how health research is employed by health professionals and the media to guide health-based behaviors and recommendations. She is a freelance health/fitness writer for U.S. News & World Reports.

Category: Health/Fitness
ISBN: 9781592337392
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Fair Winds Press
Pub Date: January 2017
Page Extent: 208
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Family & health