New Study Shows Aerobic Exercise A Waste Of Time

Amaaazing news. Finally it seems that the mainstream media is recognising the truth when it comes to ideal exercise for health and weight loss. And the big news (drum-roll please)? Cardio is most emphatically NOT the answer. Well. Obviously we already knew that, but it’s nice to see a little bit more of the world catching up. So what’s the new scoop? Well, according to this study, not only is cardio a bad idea for diabetes treatment (read: insulin and weight management), but it’s also not so great for overall health and the prevention of heart disease.

I was first exposed to this concept about 5 or 6 years ago, and I gotta tell you – it took me a good 18 months to get my head around the idea. At that age health concerns such as heart disease and diabetes never even entered my mind, but the idea that cardio wouldn’t keep me in great shape was mind-boggling. After all, wasn’t that why I’d become a cardio queen in the first place? Convinced that my 2+ hours of the stuff was what was necessary to stay slim? Never mind that it never quite worked and never mind that I was always exhausted. Long story short, switching cardio (and low-cal – what a crock) for weights and plenty of protein’n’fat has whipped me into the best shape of my life but also leaves me feeling about a million percent better.

And I’m not the only one.

Recently a long-term client came in telling me how she’d suddenly lost weight after giving up cardio. In fact, she’d dropped about 3kg of stubborn belly fat in just 2 weeks. Fat that hadn’t moved for months on her high-cardio program. I had to laugh – I’d been at her for about 2 years to drop the running, but it took her suddenly being too busy for such a huge time commitment and having to drop her sessions to weights to save time. Ah well, at least she got there in the end!

If you’re thinking I must be craaaazy to be espousing such a radical approach to health and shaping you’re probably not alone. But are you really going to insist on being so one-track-minded that you can’t even consider the possibility of a new approach? After all, once upon a time we believed the world was flat …

Now I’m guessing at least one reader out there is going to look at this study and rant back at me about how it’s too general or the sample size is too small or blah blah blah. And they’d be right – the study could be more detailed. But hey, it’s just one more tiny but tough nail in the coffin of aerobic exercise. And it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realise that the whole energy in vs energy out argument is a crock anyway (yep, another one, am LOVING that word today).

And you know what? You can argue to the cows go home but when you’re a) doing it with a much bigger load on your booty than what you’d probably like or b) only managing to stay in shape by carefully spaced-out near starvation coupled with 90 minutes+ endurance exercise per day then you’re kinda shooting yourself in the foot. For the most part, weight loss and ideal health is very simple. Sure, it takes commitment, knowledge, and definitely some staying power, but it sure doesn’t (need to) take over your life. And it’s definitely more than just math. As this lovely lady recently discovered, eating higher calories and changing the way you workout could be just the answer you’re looking for.

So. Isn’t it time you caught up and kicked that nasty cardio habit once and for all? And if after all that you’re still not sure (seriously!), then promise me this. Try it for a month. You’ll have your answer. I guarantee it.

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PS: If you just can’t face the idea of giving up your cardio entirely, here’s my take on how to makeover your routine and finally get lean.

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A One-Time Live Online Workshop with Katrina Ruth, on How to Make Money Anywhere, Anytime, With ZERO Dependance on Any One Platform, Program or Tool … Aka JUST BECAUSE THAT’S WHO YOU ARE … AND – With the Greatest of Ease

Okay. Imma gonna get straight up on your ass about what needs to be said here, because obviously SOMEBODY needs to hit the damn truth button on this shit!!

Straight up from the gate up, you do NOT make money because of Facebook.

Because of Instagram.

Because of email.

Because of ANY of this shit.

You make money because of who you are and what you decide and make NON-NEGOTIABLE, period, The End!

As you may be aware, in the last day or so Facebook and Instagram went down down down OH so far down.

After a few obligatory ‘stop the world!’ messages to my team and friends (which resulted in a serious convo with one of my soul sisters as to whether we’d now have to become porn stars instead), I got back to business.

The business of posting and selling shit on Facebook, which is admittedly a big part of what I do each day???

Nah … the business of being ME, because THAT is what I actually do each day, and also?

It’s what gets me paid.

Funnily enough, as is often the way with these things, just yesterday somebody was making smart-ass comments to me about how all the coaches would survive if there was no Facebook or Instagram.

“How would they survive?”, I asked myself.

“Well, I have no idea how THEY would survive but I sure as shit know how I would survive:

Very fucking well indeed, thank you very much, because that is who I AM”

Word to the wise:

A) I was making serious money long before I used Facebook for it.

Allow me to say it again for those in the back: YOU MAKE MONEY BECAUSE OF WHO YOU ARE AND THE LEVEL YOU VIBRATE AT.


It’s an energy thang baby, a frequency shiz niz, it’s just who you ARE and how life works for you.

Handy hint —> the level of wealth you enjoy or moan over now is already just a direct reflection of your frequency, and expectations. It ain’t got jack shit to do with what you do, and it certainly is not a product of which tools are available to you.

It is a product of YOU.

When the socials went down today it was FASCINATING to me to observe the response that came through in the in-between-y bits when people managed to post something.

People worrying about how it would impact their business, or feeling in some way handcuffed.

This is crazy! It’s fear-mongering at its worst and it’s an absolute SHITTY mentality as far as belief systems around where results come from.

Do you know what I felt, when I realised we couldn’t use Facebook as normal for our biz stuff?


It took a minute to click in, but I found myself getting all wriggly and lit up with excitement.

I love a damn challenge 🙂

And since I also choose to believe that everything is happening FOR me, I also took personal responsibility for this occurrence.

Obviously FB and Insta had gone down in order to force me to finally pull my finger out and learn how to go live on YouTube.

But mainly – hell YEAH to the opportunity to get creative!

Probably taking the whole thing a little bit too far, as I worked my way through some sprints on the rower post HIIT weights session, I started to imagine what would happen if Facebook was TRULY GONE AND NO LONGER OF THIS WORLD.

I got MORE excited with each second that passed (which makes me remember how damn BORED I get as soon as I know how to easily do something aka make money all day err day on Facebook), and I also found myself AUTOMATICALLY GOING INTO ZAG MODE.


You know, like ‘When They Zig you Zag’. A classic, if ever there was one!! Thank you Dad, for always having all the BEST books on your bookshelf for me to start reading from 10 or 11 years of age!

See, I have a belief system which works rather well for me and I guess is just part of who I am –

I believe that things ALWAYS work out perfectly for me, and are always done FOR me …

I believe I am always on path …

I believe I always make the right decision, so therefore I never have to beat myself up, I just wait for the lesson –



I believe that my outcomes are predicated only by my choices, and that there is nothing I EVER need in order to get or maintain or ONLY improve on an existing outcome.

It’s this mindset that causes me to wonder what TF it has to do with anything when people say things like they can’t be in shape ’cause they have kids or just had a kids … or ’cause they can’t get to the gym (for example)

And it’s also this mindset that causes me to KNOW that the money I make and the impact my soul work has in the world has NOTHING to do with what tools or platforms are available to me or working.

I programmed myself a long time ago to IMMEDIATELY swerve if something was no longer serving me or working for me. It’s this part of my mind which therefore right away started coming up with creative and imaginative solutions for how business would OF COURSE carry on (and improve!) with or without social media.

And it’s also this part of my mind which of course right away finds a way to monetize the damn thing and turn it into epic and highly helpful content for you, aka this workshop!

It’s just how I think, and who I am. I am simply unavailable for NOT moving forward, and nothing will ever ever EVER make me believe that I have to depend on anything outside of me for my results.

So why a whole damn workshop on the concept?

Well, it’s more than that, isn’t it?

It’s a mindset of believing that you always get what you want.

It’s a mindset of believing that everything always works out for you.

It’s a mindset of believing that NOTHING can stop you.

That everything is working in your favour.


That you can monetize ANYTHING, any time you choose, and with no ‘requirements’ in order to do so!

I don’t have to tell you that obvs the outcomes you get directly follow and reflect your mindset and your beliefs!!

Here is what else, as well:

This is not just about making money any time, from any thing, and knowing that even with challenge or things going wrong you only THRIVE and EXPAND!!

For me this goes hand in hand with duh – I get to do all of that on my terms.

By having FUN, and being in FLOW, and with ease.

In fact, the more money the more ease!! #justhowitis

That I can literally click my fingers and money shows up for me, meanwhile I’m just over here doing ma thang.

Speaking of which –

I think it’s about time I shared exactly what I currently DO all day, yeah? And how I do it / fit it all in / honour ALL the areas, PLUS manage to spend so much time sitting on my ass doing sweet FA!

In other words … !

Let’s hang out together this weekend!!




A One-Time Live Online Workshop with Katrina Ruth, on How to Make Money Anywhere, Anytime, With ZERO Dependance on Any One Platform, Program or Tool … Aka JUST BECAUSE THAT’S WHO YOU ARE … AND – With the Greatest of Ease

> It’s happening Thursday March 21 at 11.30am Brisbane time (Wednesday 9.30pm NYC / 1.30am London, UK)

> All fully recorded if you can’t attend live

> ALL your questions answered (either live during the workshop, or afterwards in the group if you can’t attend live)

> KILLER bonus content on Top 11 Most Effective & Proven ‘When They Zig You Zag’ Sales Secrets

> Live support from meeeeee in the group afterwards for anything extra you want and need to know!

> Free Bonus Entire COURSE for Everyone! My $197 Alignment & Asskickery Toolkit, a 14-Day Smackdown to Bring You Back to YOU, and Into Massive Aligned and Result Based Action! Yes, that’s an entire $197 course and you’re paying less than half of that for this entire workshop!

> All content yours to keep for life!!


What We Will Be Covering!

1) How to Monetize ANY Situation, Including But Not Limited To:

* When social media or any typically depended upon platform goes down (including examples of how I have down this several times, to the tune of tens of thousands)

* Hater situations (including examples, again multiple times, again tens of thousands of dollars)

* When you make a fool of yourself / something embarrassing happens or you screw up (also examples! also lots and lots of lovely moolah)

* When people ‘screw you over’ (ahem, we will talk about this) or desert you (also examples! more money!)

* Basically how to turn any and all life situations, moods, changes of the moon, emotional ups and downs, real life SHIT, to money!

2) Why the ‘When Shit Happens’ times are often the BEST times to make money, aka this is where I teach you what it really means to understand human psychology in terms of SALES, and the mindset of being an actual IN THE FLOW entrepreneur, who ALWAYS sees opportunity and jumps straight on it

3) When NOT to Monetize (okay that one you can have for free – never!!)

4) Understanding Where Money Really Comes From – and aligning yourself TO the frequency of wealth, such that you can literally NOT.BE.IMPACTED by anything that 99.99% of people think will cost them business

5) Money Vibration Principles Revealed (… my own personal philosophies and things that I live by / instil into my being around this, including my own daily practices)

6) Coding For Success

* How to ALWAYS have an endless stream of ideas

* AUTOMATIC continual unleashment of creativity and imagination, especially in so-called times of struggle

* Seeing past problems and accessing higher self in order to always know the answer, and how to move forward

7) Programming to Upgrade – the beliefs, energetic states and emotional patterns you require in order to be this person, have all this work for you, ALWAYS see and have the ability to act on the shit that will most pay off

The ‘Do What You Want All Day’ Bit:

* Exactly how my typical day flows and how I operate for maximum efficiency of time, energy, mental acuity, soul connectedness, etc

* Getting it all done as a busy entrepreneur (and single Mum, in my case) who also refuses to operate at anything less than EXCELLENT in terms of self-care, fitness, fun, playtime, etc

* Exactly what I do all day, broken down to the detail, to helm this becoming-8-figure-empire

* Exactly what I do NOT do all day, either it just gets ignored (hint: a LOT that most online marketers think matters!), or I let other people do it for me

* Calling in soulmate support, even long before you are ready to afford it

* Optimizing energy, focus, personal power, happiness, general flow. Aka mindset and also brain / nutrition hacks and so on


AND, while we’re at it, we will also be talking INSTANT MANIFESTATION. The exact process I use to bring the future into the NOW, by clearing all blocks existing between its reality in the quantum and its physical manifestation in the now!!



I’ll be doing this ‘Rapid-Fire’ Session at the end!!

1) What it really means to be magnetic online – hint: it’s not about having a pretty and polished website or online presence!

2) Bringing the ‘in private / behind the scenes’ version of you to the public

3) Unapologetic messaging and soul baring to call in your true #soultribe

4) Audience quality vs quality, and active elimination of those who don’t ‘HELL yes’ on your content

5) People don’t buy your products, they buy you. No – people don’t buy you, they buy your energy!! What that means and how to let it out

6) Being real about where you need to take care of YOU in order to be able to show up and shine fully

7) Keeping a laser-focus and tunnel-vision on your own path, and having the courage to pave the way that feels right for you even if it’s not been done before

8) Discernment to walk the line between being polarising and positively outrageous as opposed to just a hot mess 🙂 Scaling and magnetizing FROM the chaos of creativity and following the true artists way!

9) Knowing which ideas to work, what will sell, and how best to sell it so that the entire launch and selling experience is fun AND rewarding for both your audience and you

10) Creating hell yes offers that make them scream yes!

I know!

This workshop is off the HOOK already, and we haven’t even accounted for all the random shiz which will be coming out of me!!


Don’t forget the bonuses >>>> !!!

> KILLER bonus content on Top 11 Most Effective & Proven ‘When They Zig You Zag’ Sales Secrets

> Live support from meeeeee in the group afterwards for anything extra you want and need to know!

> Free Bonus Entire COURSE for Everyone! My $197 Alignment & Asskickery Toolkit, a 14-Day Smackdown to Bring You Back to YOU, and Into Massive Aligned and Result Based Action! Yes, that’s an entire $197 course and you’re paying less than half of that for this entire workshop!

> All content yours to keep for life!

What are you waiting for? You KNOW that if you apply even ONE tip of the approximately gajillion I’m sharing here you’re going to 100x your investment back! Which is why I am even EXTRA excited to be able to give this to you at such a low price, as per the commandment of my soul!! Plus it’s fun 🙂

Okay then! See you IN there baby!


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    Do you think I should ditch Jenny Craig? They’ve got me on 1200 calories this week now that I just weaned my baby and guess what? I gained weight.

    Problem is, JC is working for the husband and I hate to leave him alone on it when he’s doing so great because lately he was turning into a blimp. (he doesn’t read this so I can go ahead and say it.)

  2. Otto says:

    I’m an avid runner and heading to run my first Triathlon… My cardio sessions are headed to a specific goal: run faster and farther and finish my first triathlon. I try to inject 2 sessions of weight lifting per week, though…
    But I’ve been reading a lot about this new studies that are putting cardio sessions to a 2nd level of importance, and that Fat is not actually bad (good fat, animal mainly).
    But, how does this can be applied to someone that wants to run marathons because he/she enjoys them?

  3. Very interesting stuff, Kat.

    What about swimming, plus walking, plus weights, plus yoga? A combination of strength, low-impact aerobic and flexibility. Does that sound like a reasonable routine?

    Also, it sounds like in a routine like that you would probably favor the weights and, maybe, yoga with less aerobic?

  4. Margo Fontaine says:


    I have dreaded aerobic activity forever, and am so excited by this news. Ever since reading your chunky aerobic instructor syndrome post, I’ve given myself a break, have felt SO much better, and have slimmed down in spite of it. But it’s interesting how it’s been SO drummed into our heads that I’m nervous about giving it up for good…

    But, OK. I trust you. My cardio-free month starts now.

  5. Anthony says:

    Nice post Kat, however I don’t think all health clubs are going to ditch the cardio equipment just yet. Long bouts of cardio are not the way to get lean – short bouts of intervals like sprints or tabata’s can work well but lifting weights is definitely king!!

    @Otto if its your sport (marathon / triathlon) you will need to do at least some long distance cardio (around 6 – 8 weeks) after that you will no longer get any real cv gains. As you would of read by some of Kat’s other posts too much cardio turns you catabolic (breaking down muscle and storing fat) which isn’t what most people want.

  6. Kat Eden says:

    Hey Kiki. I’m pretty sure you know what I’m going to say here! IMO 1200 cal will put you into near-starvation mode hormonally. Unless it’s all meat and fat. And even then. My suggestion? Eat protein 4-6 times p/day, add fresh green veg, nuts, seeds, (raw), and a little full-fat dairy. Plenty of good fats. That’s all 🙂

    Otto – if you enjoy marathons that’s a great reason to do them, but I’d still sugesst a focus on anaerobic weight training for the bulk of your workouts. Circuits will help build cardiovascular endurance. SOme endurance running and regular intervals would still be useful. As far as diet – same rules. I don’t believe in the validity of carb-loading for most athletes, although there are exceptions.

    Mike – you answered your own question! Aim for 3-4 weights sessions, 1-2 yoga, 1-2 walking/swimming. Too much swimming tells the body to start storing evenly-distributed fat.

  7. Otto says:

    @kat @anthony My trainning week looks like this:
    Monday – Easy Run (8-12 kms)
    Tuesday – Weight Session in the morning, Swimming at night (1200-1500 mts)
    Wednesday – Speed Work
    Thrusday – Weight Session in the morning, Swimming (speed swimming, 50 mts high speed, 50 recover)
    Friday – Bike (arround 20-25 minutes)
    Saturday – Long Run (usually have a long run every 2 weeks, 15 miles or more)

    Obviously, this would change depending if we are in marathon season. I would run farther on the long runs to prepare for the marathon.

    Any thoughts? Am I over trainning on my cardio for my objectives? Also… I try to keep my meat intake at the minimum… I eat a eggs every day, tough…

    I have been fighting to lower my % of fat and weight… I have been unsuccessfull mainly because I can’t keep with my diet… Lots of temptation and I get tired at night with all the work and trainnings… so… I’m weak 😛

  8. Anthony says:

    @Otto why do you try to limit your meat intake?

    Meat (beef, lamb, chicken & fish) are best sources of protein available and contains important vitamins and minerals (B’s, iron etc). The quality of meat is super important and where you can try buying organic or bio dynamic meat. It does cost a little more but it is worth it to avoid the nasty stuff (hormones etc) they feed animals on conventional farms.

    Don’t be scared of Fat… do your homework, Kat has written about fats and how it is a myth that there bad for you.

    It is hard to give training advice without knowing more information – you are definitely training a lot though, how close are your races? Focus on quality not quantity. Mix up your training (periodisation) every 4 weeks – changing exercises, reps, sets and tempos. Mix up your running, riding and swimming too.

    Remember that you still need strength and stability to run well.

    Side note on getting lean – IMO nutrition far out ways training bout 70 – 30 % get your food right is critical if you want to be lean.

    Hope this helps : )

  9. Kat says:

    Anthony – are you inside my head?! 🙂 I read your comment (and Otto, your second comment) earlier this morning but hadn’t had a chance to reply yet, but I don’t really think I need to now! My first question back to you Otto was going to be “why don’t you eat meat?” Everything Anthony has said is relevant to you (and indeed anyone looking to transform their health).

    Most definitely I’d relate your lack of energy and unsuccessful weight loss back to a lack of animal protein. It’s especially important to eat meat first thing in the morning, as it dictates your overall motivation, energy, and metabolism for the day.

    As far as your training, I’d reduce cardio by one session p/week on average and add in one more weights session. Strength based ideally. But (copying Anthony again here) that’s very general advice – it’s tough to give out individualised training advice in this format. As a rule I’d recommend 3-4 weights sessions p/week.


    Oh, Anthony – love those tabata’s! They are the best!

  10. Interesting theory… and I would have agreed up until about 3 weeks ago. I recently started working with the New Leaf Metabolic Training System that scientifically measures cardiovascular performance and prescribes cardio workouts to improve fat burning and athletic performance. Right now I am in the process of doing a 30-day fitness challenge to drop the most amount of fat possible (to see if custom cardio workouts will have a positive affect). I’ve been between 7-8% for a long time, and no matter how hard I tried with various strength training, HIIT, complexes, etc., I could never get below 6.7%. I rarely did cardio, but now that has all changed…

    Even before I decided to do New Leaf, I knew cardio has its place, and just like strength training it needs to be designed to meet the fitness level of the individual. I have always found this very hard to discern, and at best, I would usually just randomly select specific high intensity intervals to do in a 2:1, 3:1, or 4:1 ratio (low intensity duration to high intensity duration) for myself and my clients. And though my anaerobic power would increase, I saw little benefits towards dropping those last 3-5 lbs to get me to 4-5%.

    I think blanket statements about cardio being ineffective is dangerous; its not as black and white as Kat makes it seem. The same could be said for strength training – which can be ineffective unless progressively designed. Where I do agree is this: doing random cardio will provide diminished results over the long haul – I have personally witness this phenomenon hundreds of times.

    Short and sweet, in my professional opinion… Diversity in all types of training is key.

    1. Kat says:

      Hey Mike
      Great comment, and actually it fits in with some of my previous posts on cardio. I didn’t talk about it in this one, but have previously discussed the cardio adaptation theory, which states that (when a person is new to endurance based cardio or has not done it for a long while) they will generally experience great results for a 6-8 week period. After that, my clinical research and experience has taught me that their body will then begin to predict the upcoming work and lay down fat stores in advance.
      Given that your training has been anaerobic (100%?) for the most part, this would definitely fit your profile. The link to my post on this is here:

      Of course, the main point of that post was for people to change from endurance to interval-based, it’s rare to come across someone such as yourself who might benefit from doing the reverse! I think that’s a key point here – you’re obviously following a well-structured routine, and at such a point that small changes can and will make a vast difference. I definitely agree with you in saying diversity is key, that’s one strong reason why I write ‘against’ cardio, given that a vast majority of people are either doing loads of it or think they should be!

  11. Otto says:

    Kat and Anthony, thank you very much for these insides! I have never been professionally trained, so, I’m learning my ways in this kind of forums.

    My reason to keep meat intake to the minimum is for personal reasons only. I do try to eat eggs in the morning almost every day :).

    But, will definitely include more strength training for sure. Actually, I do look leaner than I would like to. But, what I end up concluding here is that I may have reached the point where I need professional help to keep
    improving my athletic skills and reduce my body fat.

    Thanks again guys! Greetings from Mexico!

  12. Kat Eden says:

    No problem Otto – all the best with your regime! It might be good to supplement with some Branch Chain Amino Acids and Carnitine if you’re not eating meat. Just an idea. You can also try a good quality rice/pea protein, like Sunwarrior.

  13. NotAPundit says:

    What a time for this post to hit my feed reader! Having settled into the new house, I’m now turning my attention to getting in shape again. Between work, single motherhood, and 2-3 sessions/week of martial arts practice, I’m struggling to find ways to fit resistance workouts into my crazy life.

    Running off to the gym is simply a no-go for now. The only reason I make it to the dojo so much is that my son studies alongside me. 🙂 I haven’t the slightest idea what a good at-home workout would be — I could stand to invest a little money in equipment for home if there’s something that can make a real difference without taking up a ton of space, and that I won’t “outgrow” in a year or less as I get in better shape. Where do I start?

    1. Kat says:

      This is a great idea for a future post actually. Stay tuned; I’ve just added it to my schedule for the next month.

  14. Tom Legath says:

    Great post I’m gonna pass this around this is stuff people need to know. Thanks!

    1. Kat says:

      My pleasure Tom, glad you enjoyed it!

  15. Just came across cool joke: Stressed spelled backwards is desserts.

  16. Hayley says:

    Wow – what a response!My dad is in his sixties and keeps saying to his doctor – clearly your advice isn’t working, we’re in a obesity and heart disease crisis and you keep telling people to do the same thing! He’s following a lot of this same thinking now and finally getting results.
    I say to other busy mums – I didn’t have more time to do more, so changing my nutrition more in line with what you recommend and shifting to the dynamic and weights training did it for me, and here’s the thing. I know your ideal -but my maintenance mode was 2 good heafty sessions a week. So to those who think it’s too hard – no way – they old way they taught me, that was too hard, too many hours I didn’t have and too much starvation I couldn’t manage.:))
    I’m also now navigating my second pregnancy and SOOOO much more enjoyable, less pain and fluid, I can’t believe the difference on so many levels.thanks

    1. Kat says:

      Pleasure … it’s such a relief to know we don’t actually have to beat ourselves up to get results, isn’t it?!

  17. Kat says:

    Cardio training (particularly aerobics) has seen my weight fall from 100+kg to 65.5kg (as of this morning) placing me smack bang in the middle of ‘healthy’ BMI range. I ahve gone from overweight participant to passionate instructor. I have seen a vast improvement in my quality of life and look forward to exercising as regularly as I can. I have seen the benefits in terms of my functional strength- I can run for buses/ trains, pound up stairs and am less tired and more energised. I have noticed that I am much less prone to injury than the guys who I play touch footy with as they have none of the functional strength training that I have- rather they go to the gym to just lift weights. Yet apparently all these things are just a ‘waste of time’. …… Surely as a professional in the health field you agree that any exercise is better than none? I fail to see how ‘bashing’ one type of training is in any way conducive to improving the health of the population. Oh, and as someone who is inundated by ‘opinions’ daily- it is never the cardio junkies who negatively comment on weights training. Rather they recognise a need for balance. Why cant weights disciples do the same?

    1. Kat says:

      I’m glad cardio has worked for you Kat 🙂

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