PRIMAL FITNESS & HEALTH
Posted by jannoun
Have you heard of the Paleolithic approach?
Apparently running, aerobic exercise, is not the primal fitness approach for your health and your heart. In fact, weight lifting and anaerobic does it much better.
Mercola states that:
A heart rate of 180 minus your age is the ideal maximum heart rate for building aerobic capacity. That’s the heart rate at which you burn the most fat and tap into your glycogen stores the least. For this reason, you also need to be an efficient fat burner
Loss of metabolic capacity is what hurts one most when aging. Adults 45 years or older benefit most by building muscle than by doing aerobic exercise. With this exercise, you regain metabolic flexibility to raise your energy levels and diminish hunger, which helps you lower fat and have better lifelong health and peak performance. Many take Strength Training for granted and believe the best way to lose weight and keep healthy is by running, however that is not the ideal heart rate for Optimal health gains.
Another important workout to consider is high-intensity interval training, which is also an anaerobic exercise.
Some health basics to consider too,
Most people simply eat too much, and too often, and an overriding reason for this is because they’ve lost the metabolic flexibility to efficiently burn fat for fuel, and are running on carbs all the time. Since carbohydrates burn much faster than fat, you have to continuously keep eating.
Watch this quick video for a little more..