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that is not helping them and might eventually hurt them
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Thursday, August 28, 2008

The NO NO Zone: Myth of the Fat Burning Zone

To lose weight, train in the CARDIO zone, not the FAT BURNING zone. True, you burn a higher percentage of calories from fat in the fat burning zone, but you will burn more TOTAL calories in the cardio zone. It's like getting a smaller slice of a much bigger pie. What activity burns the greatest percentage of calories from fat? Almost 100% of calories burned are fat when you are sleeping.