Are you burning fat or improving fitness?
Facilitation of fat metabolism is important in both health-related and performance oriented exercise.
From weight management point of view physical exercise is the most essential part to reduce your overall body fat. Then again a professional athlete aims to optimize their endurance performance by improving the ability to mobilize and oxidize fat to spare reserves of carbohydrate.
Both EnergyPointer zones have their specific benefits, so you can vary your training with ease. Low intensity training has several health benefits, e.g. it increases fat oxidation. Training in higher intensity then again improves cardiovascular fitness, i.e. improves the ability of your heart to pump blood, increases blood circulation to muscles and lungs and improves endurance.