Weight Training May Not Help You Shed Pounds


By Molly Clifton

If you are looking to lose fat in the gym, researchers say stick to aerobic exercise and leave the weights alone.

A new study at Duke University found people who combined aerobics with weight training did not shed as many pounds as people who stuck to aerobics like walking, running or swimming.

Previous research has suggested that weight training could increase resting metabolic rates helping the body shed more pounds.

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