This is a training blog post by Grant Lofthouse
Time and time again I get asked what’s the best rep range for fat loss without cardio? And time and time again I repeat the same answer…
But before I go on I want to stipulate that I’m talking about fat loss, not weight loss. There’s a difference.
For average joes, the best rep range for fat loss is 6-8. And even less for raw beginners, more like 5-8.
Don’t get me wrong, high rep training has its place in a fat loss workout. But it should not be predominate. And that’s where people make the biggest mistake when trying to lose fat without cardio.
The reason why we are lead to believe that high rep training workouts work, is because people have been brainwashed into thinking that unless you about to vomit and pass out on the floor, the program isn’t effective. Never judge the effectiveness of a program based on your heart rate.
Read that last point again…