Easiest Way to Burn Fat

Fat burning is essential to every health and fitness program. Excess stored body fat has significant implications to health and obesity is now the leading cause of death in the United states. Fat burning exercise and fat burning foods work together to burn body fat and to use body fat as fuel. At any given time, we store only about 1500 kilo calories of energy as glycogen, but between 50,000 and 60,000 kilo calories as stored body fat.

While exercising our muscles burn both fat and glucose (carbohydrates in the blood) in different proportions. Depending on how an individual exercises muscle can burn fat in a larger proportion to glucose. When activity is light and easy we tend to burn a much higher percentage of fat. Fat is a slow burning fuel that requires oxygen so if oxygen is delivered to muscle cells in sufficient quantities the cells can easily burn fat for most of its energy requirement.

If you exercise first thing in the morning your metabolism will get a boost for the whole day allowing for more calories to get burned throughout the day. 
Exercising at night you rev up your metabolism only a short time just before you are going to sleep.  When you sleep your body goes into the slowest metabolic rate of the day.  Exercising at night can be counterproductive when you want to exercise to burn fat.

Digestion and absorption of a protein are critical to producing high levels of amino acids in the blood to stimulate the muscle growth process. Hydrolyzed, short chain (oligopeptides) whey isolates are shown to be absorbed faster and in greater amounts compared to other proteins. I hope you know that dieting and intense exercise cause an undesirable competition between muscle and the immune system for a limited amount of glutathione.

Go swimming. Not often seen in “how to burn body fat” guides, but swimming, if you do it with intensity, is truly a fat burner. Not only that, but it works muscles that can otherwise be dormant, PLUS it will help you maintain some flexibility in your muscles as they get larger and you get heavier. It’s not for everyone, but you’ll be surprised if you give it a shot.

Fat burning zone. You may have noticed that some bikes and treadmills at the gym have a setting that says “fat burning zone”, which implies a setting for intensity or speed. The reason for this is that the body burns a greater percentage of fat at a slow pace (or after about 90 minutes of exercise). The fat burning zone, a low intensity speed zone is mainly a gimmick, and here is the reason.

A diet that will enable our body to burn fat needs to restrict  carbohydrates. The popular low carbohydrate diets are based on this fact. If the body has no carbohydrates to burn, it next burns body fat. But, while a high protein and low carbohydrate diet can be helpful in burning body fat ; it can also have harmful long term effects. Make sure your diet is not overly restrictive. Make sure you are still getting the proper nutrients with any diet that restricts carbohydrates.

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