The Flat Belly Cure Podcast - Episode 3

January 29, 2017

In this episode of the Flat Belly Cure Podcast, Mark and Stephen talk the best exercises to aid fat loss. Mark and Stephen dive into the topic of the two types of exercise that should be balanced to achieve the optimal performance to reduce fat. Balancing resistance work with cardiovascular work is the key, however maintaining the ability to exercise and still be able to come back and do the exercise again will see the greatest results. Tune in to find out how you should be exercising to optimize fat loss and maintain muscle.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:01 – Introduction to the third episode
  • 00:28 – The better types of exercise to aid in fat loss:
    • 00:49 – Any exercise is better than none. Walking is always better than sitting down all day.
    • 01:35 – There is no best action, there is just a best action for each individual person.
  • 01:58 – The two types of exercise
  • 02:01 – Resistance work. A workout that can be made harder.
  • 02:34 – Cardiovascular work. Using no weights to light weights to tax your body.
  • 04:01 – The optimal is what you can do continually.
  • 04:42 – Optimal will get you in a better prepared state to not injure you.
  • 5:18 – At the DVCC clients are always told to think they could always do the workout again as it won’t injure them and put them out of action.
  • 06:12 – The best exercise you can do to reduce belly fat is the exercise that you can progress through over time.
  • 07:01 – Combining resistance work with cardiovascular work is the key.
  • 07:26 – The key is to maintain muscle as well as gain muscle overtime.
  • 07:50 – Too much cardiovascular work will reduce muscle.
  • 08:02 – It is harder to lose fat if you don’t have much muscle.
  • 08:40 – HIIT Training. High Intensity Interval Training.
  • 08:50 – Pushing yourself at a high intensity where you repeat the work multiple times.
  • 09:42 – Working out for 42 minutes, where chemicals begin to change to see the best results.
  • 10:35 – Include exercises that will allow you to come back and do it again.
  • 10:45 – Stretches are classified as exercise as it allows your body to be further challenged.
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  • 12:35 – Go to to learn more.

3 Key Points:

  1. The optimal workout is determined by the person’s lifestyle. Walking is better than sitting.
  2. The key is to maintain muscle as it is harder to lose fat without having muscle.
  3. You should exercise in a manner where you can repeat the exercise again.

Resources Mentioned: – Mark and Steve’s website


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