Can Weight Lifting Maximize the After Burn Effect? - Fitness Equipment Boise from Gym Outfitters

Can Weight Lifting Maximize the After Burn Effect?

Benching, squatting, curling, and other weight lifting moves are known to get the muscles burning, but what if those same moves could keep torching calories beyond the gym as well? Studies have shown intense cardiovascular work (like biking and running) can create a post-workout “afterburn effect” , accounting for up to 200 additional calories burned and an elevated metabolism lasting up to 14 hours after exercise. Awesome for those zipping along on the treadmill, sure. But can hitting the weights prompt a similar effect even after the dumbbells are racked? To read more click here!