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Cycling vs. Running – Which Is More Effective for Fat Loss?

I know that many athletes are wondering which is more effective to lose bodyfat, cycling or running and according to a study it seems that running is more effective if intensity is the same. The study compared a cycle ergometer and a treadmill and maximal fat oxidation was 28% higher when running compared to cycling although intensity, which caused maximal fat oxidation remained the same.

But this makes sense because when running the whole body is involved while cycling involves just legs. I recommed doing both as variety is always a good thing to do and it’s a good way of not getting bored by one method.

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