Aerobic exercise and resistance weight-training during weight reduction. Implications for obese persons and athletes.

@article{Walberg1989AerobicEA,
  title={Aerobic exercise and resistance weight-training during weight reduction. Implications for obese persons and athletes.},
  author={Jim Walberg},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={343-56}
}
Weight reduction is a goal common to obese persons and some athletic groups. An optimal weight loss programme for both populations should selectively deplete body fat while maintaining lean tissue. Another concern, particularly for athletes but also for obese persons participating in an exercise programme, is maintenance of physical performance. Treatments relying only on energy restriction commonly cause substantial loss of lean tissue, but the addition of aerobic exercise has frequently been… CONTINUE READING