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why weight training for weight loss ?

Utsav Agrawal
Utsav Agrawal
Why Weight training for Weight loss? 
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This question arises a lot of times that's why we recommend weight training even if the goal is fat loss 
So, here is the answer- When you are following a calories deficit diet that is eating less than your body actually requires then there are high chances of muscle loss. To minimize that muscle loss what you can do is put them under load so that body needs that muscles to handle that much load otherwise extra muscle is useless for the body. This can be achieved by weight training. Retention of muscle mass is very important, losing muscle mass can have a lot of ill effects on your overall fitness 
Apart from this, resistance training has lot of benefits over cardio that you can read here