stopwatch2Anaerobic exercise (interval training) has been used for decades to train athletes. However, in the past several years, fitness experts have found that anaerobic exercise can be used as an important segment in weight loss. According to , anaerobic activity can burn 9 times as much body fat for every calorie expended as compared to aerobic exercise. explains why anaerobic interval training is a perfect balance for weight loss, “Working at a low aerobic level is comfortable, but it burns very few calories. Exercising at a very high energy level burns lots of calories, but you can only physically maintain that level for a few minutes before you are forced to stop.”

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