To lose weight, lift weight! Use this program to build muscle, boost your metabolism and burn fat fast.
Skip the nonstop cardio sessions and lift weight to lose weight with metabolic resistance training. This program, developed by expert trainer Alwyn Cosgrove, CSCS, co-owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, Calif., and coauthor of The New Rules of Lifting for Life (Avery, 2012), uses challenging weights in a circuit-style workout. Keep your weights heavy and your rest periods short, and you’ll soon turn your metabolism into a fat-burning furnace.