Whether you have just resolved to get in shape or you are an experienced fitness buff who is reevaluating your routine, you might be wondering what how CrossFit compares to traditional weight training in terms of burning fat.
Both can burn calories, but they have many differences in their goals, equipment, and structure.
Some of the goals of traditional weight training may include building strength and increasing muscle mass. Muscle burns more calories that fat, so by adding more muscle, a person can burn more fat.
Typically, this by performing a certain number of lifts, known as repetitions, to form a set. They may do one to three sets of a particular exercise per weight lifting session.
In contrast, CrossFit was designed to meet more generalized goals of achieving overall fitness. Many CrossFit moves incorporate standard weight lifting moves, but the focus is not only on increasing weight, but also on getting more repetitions in a certain amount of time.Google+
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