This is one of the best article I have read in regards to weight loss being correlated with hours of cardio. This is also the best explanation as why I don’t do excessive cardio in my contest prep; which I have noticed is very common among competitors.
I have yet to exceed 20-30 minutes of cardio 3-4 times a week and I have lost significant body fat by keeping an intense and heavy weight training routine and very clean diet.
Running that extra mile or hour to burn off the cheesecake you justified at lunch will not help you. You need weight training, a clean diet and self control…