Myth 4: Working Out in the 'Fat Burning Zone' is the Best Way to Lose Weight
Technically, the body burns fat in this 'zone' because it can be more efficient when the work is not as hard. But, according to Sue Stanley, Equinox T4 Coach, efficiency is actually not a good thing. "It means the body is using fewer calories," she says. "If you want to lose weight, you need to burn more calories, so try interval training instead."