Weight training can control belly fat in men: New study

December 27, 2014 4:03 PM

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Weight training can control belly fat in men: New study

Healthy men who do 20 minutes of daily weight training have less increase in age-related abdominal fat compared with those who spend same time doing aerobic activities, a new study has found.

"Because ageing is associated with sarcopenia, the loss of skeletal muscle mass, relying on body weight alone is insufficient for the study of healthy ageing," said lead author Rania Mekary, a researcher in Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH)'s Department of Nutrition. "Measuring waist circumfere...

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