It is a common conversation in the world of exercising: which is more beneficial for weight loss, cardio work outs or weight training. In fact it is so debated that the prestigious Duke University did a study about the subject. Their findings were that aerobic training is more beneficial for reducing fat while resistance training was beneficial in increasing lean muscle mass.
This may make things even more confusing. If this result has you pondering even more so about the question of which is better for getting slim, we have put together a few points that should be considered when it comes to sending your weights to the trash and opting for doing only cardio workouts.