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Best ways to burn fat

Best ways to burn fat

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Best ways to burn fat

Aug 19 04:37pm

By Andrew Simmons:

the fitness expert trying to get Australia back in shape

Did you know that the faster your metabolism is, the more fat you burn doing nothing? Factors that affect your metabolism include: Exercise

Exercise contributes to approx. 15% of the metabolism and up to 30% in very active people. This includes both planned and incidental exercise. Planned exercise involves both cardiovascular training and resistance training. Exercise in the morning, in particular, stimulates the metabolism to burn more energy throughout the day. Incidental exercise may be enhanced simply by moving more during the day. This may be done by parking further away from work or the gym, walking to the shops, using the stairs instead of the elevator. Eating Frequently

The process of breaking down food produces heat energy, which may contribute up to 15% of one¶s daily energy expenditure. Potentially, eating smaller meals, more frequently (5-6 per day), is as important as exercising. If you were to throw two big logs onto the fire (your metabolism) each day, it would burn low and very slowly. However, if you were to throw 5 smaller logs onto the fire each day, it would burn higher and much quicker. Muscle

In particular. Another good analogy is the comparison between a V8 litre car engine and a 1. the greater the metabolic rate will be. but spend the same time in Stages 3 and 4 of sleep. the greater the fuel requirements to maintain it. a sugar free caffeinated drink. but there are also short (5-6 hours) and long (8-9 hours) sleepers. As less movement occurs when we are asleep. being the larger of the two. you should not use electric blankets and rug up so much. Fat free mass. When compared to long sleepers. first thing in the morning is useful. increases alertness and allows the fat cells to release more fat into the blood stream to be used as energy. during cold periods. Exercising in the cold.The more muscle tissue someone has. Hence. you may not require as much sleep as you get. Obviously the V8.8 litre engine. Hence. This is a major reason why men find it easier to burn fat than women. Temperature In the case of cold temperatures. Hence. the less we sleep. which requires energy and hence an increase in metabolism. will require more fuel. along with age and sex make up approximately 80% of the entire resting metabolic rate. the body is forced to shiver. weight training and correct nutrition are essential strategies for longterm fat loss results. in order to maintain core temperature. such as black coffee or diet coke consumed prior to exercise may . spend less time in Stages 1 and 2 and REM sleep. short sleepers go to sleep more quickly. Investigators suggest that the final two stages of sleep are needed for bodily repair and are the only stages of sleep where growth hormone is secreted. Sleep Research suggests that the majority of people sleep 7-8 hours a night. Caffeine Research strongly supports the theory that caffeine stimulates the metabolism.

as it may reduce food intake in the main meal. Andrew Simmons is a nutrition and fitness expert. Please note that we do not condone caffeine at other times of the day.improve performance and the fat burning process. addressing the health of the nation. Australia¶s fastest growing Personal Training studio franchise. He is also is the Director of Vision Personal Training. has been found to stimulate the metabolism and suppress appetite. this is generally due to a fall in daily activity. If you tend to eat out frequently. To find out how you can lose weight and get fit fast click here . as it may cause dehydration and leaches essential vitamins and minerals from the body. By maintaining an active lifestyle the metabolism will not necessarily fall. an ingredient found in spicy foods. Age The metabolism tends to fall as you get older. Spicy Foods Capsaicin. however. a good suggestion would be to include spicy foods in an entree.

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