Monday, February 08, 2010

Encourage Weight Loss With Interval Training

People are always wondering how to burn fat and burn it quickly. Unfortunately, most people have the wrong idea about burning fat. They feel that the best way to burn fat and get toned is by running on the treadmill all the time. Do not get me wrong, running is very important, and is an affective way to burn fat, but it is not the best way to burn fat.

The best workout you can do to burn fat is Interval training. What is Interval Training? Interval training is known as high burst of energy for a short period of time, and then a rest period. The goal is to get your heart rate up quickly with the high burst of energy, and then let your heart rate come down during the rest period. During those high bursts of energy you are giving everything you got, but do not stop moving when you are resting.

How does Interval training help you burn fat fast. The reason why working out in intervals works so well, is because it helps you build lean muscle mass. Muscle burns fat, but lean muscle mass will not make you bulky. Intervals will help you speed up your metabolism, so your body burns more through out the day even after your workout is over.

Some examples of interval training are wind sprints, and cycling. I encourage you to find a great interval workout, or join a cycling class at the gym. They will help you get on your way to burning fat quickly.


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