When you think of exercise, what comes to mind? Going to the park for a run? Hitting the gym to lift some weights? Sweating it out on the ellipticals? Training with resistance bands?

All of these different forms of exercise serve different purposes for your health. But is one form of exercise better than the other?

In this week’s article, we’ll take a look at the benefits and the science behind two primary forms of exercise: aerobic (cardio) and resistance (weight) training. You’ll also gain insight to how each form of exercise affects your body so you can efficiently reach the body composition goals you’re after.