The Best Fat-Burning Exercise, According To Science

Researchers say its equivalent to jogging for 5 hours



According to researchers, doing this three times a week will have the same weight loss effect as five hours of jogging.

 

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Get on your bike and pedal as hard and fast as you can for eight seconds, then slowly for 12 seconds, and repeat for 20 minutes.

 

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Fast sprinting causes the body to release high levels of a specific group of hormones, called catecholamines, which drive the release of fat, especially abdominal and visceral fat, from fat stores so it can be burned by working muscles.

 

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‘’We don’t know why, but moving limbs very fast generates high levels of catecholamine,’’ Dr Boutcher, whose findings are published in the Journal of Obesity, said.

Source: Journal of Obesity

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