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Cardio workout programsucks & then we find
There are so many fat loss
myths out there in "exercise-land" that I was hired by Men''s
Fitness magazine to write about one myth each month.
probably heard that if you don''t do 60-minutes of cardio
workout program in your fat burning zone on an empty stomach
while Venus is in line with Jupiter, you''ll never burn
that not only are they wrong and give false hope to millions of
people trying to lose weight, but they also waste your time and
I have also seen these myths
used as justification for cheating on a diet, watching
countless men and women justify their "treats"
because they believe they are on some type of magical exercise
I could go on for days about
fitness myths, but I cut my list from 30 down to the Top 5 Fat
Loss Workout Program Myths today. I''ll save the other 25 for
do cardio workout first thing in the morning on an empty
to hop on the treadmill at 4:30am every morning. Let''s allow
common sense to dictate when and how you exercise.
If you want to work out first
thing in the morning, and I know that is the best time for many
TT readers, by all means, go ahead and do it. There''s nothing
magical about this time - although it is often the only time
many of day many people have to themselves.
We need to think "outside of
the hour" of exercise and realize that calorie burning and fat
burning goes on for 24-hours. Forget about the theories and
exercise - as long as you exercise intensely and consistently.
workouts to increase your metabolism for as many hours after
exercise as possible. That is best done with interval training
do your cardio workouts in your "fat burning
While you might burn a larger
proportion of total calories as fat when you exercise in your
fat burning zone, you burn fewer calories overall by exercising
workout program intensity and get out of your so-called "fat
burning zone", you burn more total calories, and as a result,
zone" training doesn''t put "turbulence" on your muscles...so
you don''t burn many calories in the post-exercise time period.
But with interval training, you burn a significant amount of
calories for hours after training, and
that leads to more fat loss.
people that have avoided the fat burning zone while still
managing to lose dozens of pounds of fat.
The "fat burning zone" is one of the biggest fitness myths of
do cardio for 20 minutes before you burn
When I hear this, I picture a
fat-burning switch in my body that turns on only after I''ve
been doing "cardio" for 20 minutes. But
for 19 minutes and 59 seconds? Are you telling me that I won''t
have burned any fat? That''s ridiculous.
What if I did it on an empty
stomach in the morning and in my target heart rate zone? (read
I''ll say it one last time. We
need to be more concerned with our 24-hour metabolism, not how
much fat or even how many calories are burned during the
cold water will help you burn calories and lose
Standing in line at the grocery store is a great place to pick
up the latest fat loss myths. You''ll also find this one all
with some calculations showing that by drinking 8 glasses of
ice-cold water you can burn 70 calories per day. I don''t believe that actually
holds true in real life. Regardless, drinking cold water
is not going to burn any more fat off your body than drinking
strongly believe you should drink 12 glasses of water per day,
but the temperature of your water won''t have any effect on your
pound of muscle will burn 50 extra calories each
cutting down a myth that supports my use of strength training
in a fat loss program. But I have an obligation to set the
record straight about this extremely prevalent myth (even
though I just saw a big name fitness expert perpetuate this
This myth sounds so good. Add
a pound ouf muscle, boost your metabolism 50 calories. That
doesn''t seem out of line at all.
But do the math for a guy
that puts on 30 pounds of muscle. Does his metabolism really
increase by 1500 calories? Absolutely not. For an average guy,
that would require his resting metabolism to increase from 2500
calories to 4000 calories per day. How would he be able to keep
any of that muscle with a metabolism like that? He''d have to
So when you look at the big picture, you can see this little
That''s not to say you should
stop your strength training, but just don''t use this myth as an
excuse to cheat on your diet.Bonus Myth: Negative Calorie Foods Cause You to Lose
negative calorie food requires more energy to digest than it
provides you when you eat it. And included in the negative
calorie food list are apples and bananas.
So by this logic, I would
actually starve to death if I had nothing to eat but apples
(because I would have a net energy loss from
eating a so-called "negative calorie" food).
There is no such thing as a
It''s a shame that people are
out there promoting this stuff, and it''s too bad that so many
it sounds too good to be true, it probably is."
Instead, let the common sense fat loss principles apply. It''s
going to take consistent effort, working hard at your workouts
and with your nutrition to get the results you want.
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Specialist and writes for Men''s Health,
Men''s Fitness, Maximum Fitness, Muscle and
Fitness Hers, and Oxygen magazines. His
workouts have been featured multiple times
in Men’s Fitness and Maximum Fitness
magazines, and have helped thousands of men
and women around the world lose fat, gain
muscle, and get lean in less than 45
minutes three times per week. For more
workouts that will help you burn fat
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