I might also add, the combination of strength training using loads in the 70 to 80% maximum strength capacity range in conjunction with caloric restriction to the estimated energy balance needed to maintain an optimal weight along with stress reduction, healthy lifestyle choices in diet and a normal physiological sleep wake cycle are essential. Strength training increases resting metabolic rate and lean body mass and can effectively and selectively reduce fat mass…both subcutaneous and visceral fat.

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