Wednesday, July 2, 2008

The 5 Best Fat Loss Secrets

The 5 Best Fat Loss Secrets
by Wendy D Hearn

If you want to lose fat you probably also want to learn what the secrets are to doing this. The secret is to ensure that you're doing the right things to burn your burn and not use any quick fix methods which don't work for fat burning and leave you disappointed with the results after. Here are 5 things you need to be doing to ensure you're burning your fat.

Eat breakfast The first thing you need to make sure you're doing is to eat breakfast every day. This starts your metabolism again in the morning after a night of fasting. A well balanced and healthy breakfast gets your metabolism going early in the day and this helps your body to burn fat.

Use interval training Adding interval training to your exercise routine helps your body to burn fat. This type of training is based on a slow - quick method of changing your heart rate. For example, you can increase the fat burned during your exercising by keeping the body guessing(muscle confusion) such as walking at a constant heart rate and increasing it with little bursts of running or sprinting added in.

Include strength training Strength training increases your muscle mass which in turn demands more fuel just to exist and hence will help you to burn fat even when you're doing very little. The increase of lean muscle in your body also helps your appearance as its firmly toned up. You may choose to add some strength training to an existing workout or add it in as a separate routine.

Reduce or eliminate fizzy drinks Fizzy drinks have a high sugar content and if this sugar is not used up by the body then it turns to stored fat. Instead of sugary drinks move over to drinking more water. If you think you cannot stop drinking soda, at least cut back the quantity you drink each day.

Reduce saturated fats If you want to lose body fat, then you need get rid of foods that contain unhealthy saturated fats such as the greasy and fried foods. These need to be replaced with healthier choices. Instead eat more baked or grilled foods along with lean meats such as turkey or chicken.

Now you have some ideas of what you need to do to lose your fat. I encourage you to get started with at least one of these ideas today and keep learning how you can burn even more fat.

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