We Asked an Expert If You Can Lose Fat Just by Lifting Weights — Here's What She Said
There's no one perfect way to transform your body composition, and most experts would agree that it's all about finding what works best for you. Because the fitness and health industries, in general, have become saturated with workouts, diets, and everything else, it can be hard to figure out what's best for you and your goals, especially if you're trying to burn fat and build muscle. Let's say you want to burn fat, but can't stand cardio. What are your options? Are weightlifting and strength training enough to help you lose fat, minus cardio?
POPSUGAR spoke to Tiffany Chag, MS, RD, CSCS, a sports performance specialist and sports dietitian at the Hospital For Special Surgery's Tish Sports Performance Center, to find out if you can lose fat with weightlifting alone.