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HIIT Training and The Afterburn Effect

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Other short and high intensity exercises such as the little method, density set training as well as 10-20-30 training can also be of great help.

Therefore, fitness training is very important for the afterburn. The exercises discussed above are performed at 70-85% of one individual’s heart rate.

It is not necessary for you to stick to the traditional cardio for achieving EPOC. Many fitness course studies conducted in Europe show that weight training can also elevate your EPOC, just be sure to hire a trainer that has the right fitness trainer qualification for this type of exercise.

It may be a lot more effective compared to cardio training in some cases. If you are new to this type of rigorous and intense training can also try a work-to-rest ratio, which would ideally be 1:2.

For example, 60 seconds of exercise is followed by 2 minutes of rest. Alternatively, you can do a 5-minute warm-up followed by 60-seconds of fast running and two minutes of recovery walk. Repeat this circuit six to eight times.

Then followed by a five-minute cool-down, it would add up to a 30 minutes in total, which is more than enough. Before performing these exercises it is best to do the fitness training. Fitness training will warm up your body and your body will be prepared to do the exercises mentioned above.

In order to stimulate EPOC, one major thing should be kept in mind is an appropriate fitness training routine.

A New Year a New Body?

As part of my 2016 health and fitness goals I have made a commitment to lose weight and get back into shape!

I told my husband that I want to lose 6 kilos in 6 weeks and he said he’ll be supporting me every step of the way.

So, now the easy part is out of the way… now’s where the work begins 🙂

After much research on the interent I think I have found a weight loss program I can follow through with, you only need to stick to eating once a day which suits me perfect.

Being a busy mum, wife and business owner I really don’t have the time to prepare meals and calorie count, and my long work days make it difficult for me to get to the gym more than 2-3 days per week.

After signing up they sent me this really helpful article called How To Lose Weight Fast for Women With These 50 Easy Tips, if your’e a busy business women like me, I highly recommend you check it out… there’s some really great tips in there.

That’s it for me, I plan on writing a weekly update to keep me accountable.

Till next Time!

Sarah James


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