Does FASTED Cardio Burn More Fat? (What The Science Says)

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I have typically done cardio in a fasted state because I feel it gets me lose fat at a faster rate than if I eat before my workouts.

Does FASTED Cardio Burn More Fat?

Recent research suggests that both fasted and fed cardio can work equally as well.

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Here’s a video which examines studies looking at fasted cardio.

One of the big takeaways is that if daily calorie intake is the same, it doesn’t matter if you do cardio fasted or after a meal.

Here’s why I still lean towards fasted cardio.

If you time your workouts properly, they can act as an appetite suppressant.

I wrote about this here:

Using Exercise to Decrease Appetite

If you don’t eat before training and you aren’t as hungry right after training, this creates a larger fat loss window.

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It also makes it easier to eat fewer daily calories…

…which is the key to fat loss.

I have typically done cardio in a fasted state because I feel it gets me to lose fat at a faster rate than if I eat before my workouts. Recent research suggests that both fasted and fed cardio can work equally as well. Here’s a video which examines studies looking at fasted cardio. One of the big takeaways is that if daily calorie intake is the same, it doesn’t matter if you do cardio fasted or after a meal. Here’s why I still lean towards fasted cardio. If you time your workouts properly, they can act as an appetite suppressant.

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-Rusty Moore

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