Whether it’s on TV, on the supermarket magazine aisle, or your favorite day-time program, losing weight is the major headline. Yet, Dr. Brett Osborn, Bodybuilding Neurosurgeon says, “You’re much more apt to be successful, and keep the weight off, if you don’t focus on simply shedding pounds by reducing your caloric intake.”
What does he mean? “As a general rule, the best thing you can do for yourself is start weight training and keep it simple,” he explains. Thankfully he give us more juice by sharing seven tips for burning up the fat and building muscle through weight training:
Make workouts intense. Any exercise or group of exercises must provide sufficient stimulus to trigger the body’s adaptive response. A requisite of this is intensity. We are reactive organisms at a base level, which means resistance training of sufficient intensity stimulates an increase in testosterone production and the muscle-building process ensues.