Friday Fit Tips – Fat Fighting Effects

A Peaceful Diabetic

Ever feel like you are doing all you can and not seeing the results? I mean, I think we have all been there at some point, and it’s not only discouraging, it can sap your motivation too.

Try these SUPER SIMPLE strategies to painlessly boost the fat fighting effect of your workout:

  • Divide it up – Slice and dice cardio for a better post-workout fat burn. Exercisers who did two half hour stints of moderate cycling with a 20-minute rest in between burned 10% more fat afterwards than when they cycled for an hour straight. The repeated bouts triggered a release of hormones that helped metabolize fat more efficiently so that fat supplied a greater percentage of the total calories used later.
  • Lift first – If you tone and do cardio in the same session, start with weights. Lifting taps those hormones that guide fat into the furnace, whereas the…

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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