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WJLA, October 03, 2012

Weight training: The key to weight loss for women?

We have been conditioned to believe that hours logged on the treadmill are the keys to successful weight loss getting in shape. Cardio exercises are a necessary part of a balanced workout regimen, but weight training is essential to fighting that flab. Take a look at why you should incorporate weight training (at least twice a week) into your exercise routine.

Muscle burns extra calories

Research has found that for every three pounds of muscle built, an extra 120 calories a day will be burnt--which in turn, means more weight lost.

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