Calorie Burning ExercisesBeing fat is not common nowadays, as a large percentage of people are dealing with the problem of being overweight. Being an 'extra-large' person in a normal-sized world can also affect the way of life. Fat people have to deal with searching for clothes that fit and fitting in spaces that are not designed to accommodate their girth.
The key to losing weight is burning more calories than you take in. Exercise is one effective way to burn a large amount of calories and eventually lose weight. Exercising helps strengthen endurance, muscles and most importantly the heart. The heart will be pushed to work harder and boost blood flow enabling more nutrients to arrive in different parts of the body faster.
Increased blood flow enables the body to bolster the calorie burning process. There are many exercises that can be performed to burn calories at a high rate. The challenge is choosing the right type of exercise in order to achieve the best results.
Here are some of the most popular calorie burning exercises in the world today.
1. Circuit Training
Circuit training is a new type of workout that is steadily becoming more and more popular in the US given its effective way in burning calories in a relatively short period of time. A laid-out course that includes around a dozen of exercise stations needs to be completed by a person within 30 minutes.
Circuit training involves boxing, machines, sprints and lifting of light weighs. The set of routines will help boost cardiovascular activity, strength, lateral movements and most importantly burn calories. Rest periods are quick, as the trainer will push you to transfer from one workout station to another.
The key thing about circuit training exercises is it helps in calorie burning, as movements are very dynamic and depends hugely on momentum. The trainer will make sure that your heart rate will not drop sharply during the duration of the workout.
Higher heart rate will lift blood circulation considerably and eventually help metabolism accelerate, which is crucial in calorie burning. If you do not have too much time but still want to exercise to lose weight, circuit training may be just for to burn those calories.
2. Aerobic exercises
Aerobic exercises should be performed for at least 30 minutes. It is best to do aerobic exercises first thing in the morning, as the body will consume stored fat and this will maximize the calorie burning process. The body was at rest for around 8 hours when you slept and the carbohydrates from your dinner were already used up.
Aerobic exercises can also be performed in the evening before or even after dinner. However, try not to do the same routine everyday, to avoid getting bored or risk injury to overstressed body parts. Here are some of the most popular aerobic exercises today:
Cycling/biking,running, swimming, cross-country, skiing, basketball, jumping rope roller skating, brisk-walking, dancing.
3. Resistance Training
Resistance training is one type of exercise that will make your body a calorie-burning machine. Lifting weights for around an hour will enable the body to burn calories for the entire day especially if done in the morning.
Various studies have shown that women doing resistance training for around 4 months increased the rate of their metabolism by 15% or 1% weekly.
Increasing and strengthening muscle tissue also enables people to burn calories even during rest periods. Those that choose the starvation route should know that this technique is never effective and will only result in the body consuming the good fat, which is muscle.
Given the various options on how to burn calories, choose the best that will provide the most fun, as this will likely lead to attaining the best results.