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Low1-Intensity Cardio Or High-Intensity Cardio?

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 Low-Intensity Cardio Or High-Intensity Cardio?

 

Have you ever been curious about which kinds of cardio activities are the most effective for reducing excess body fat? Which is better for burning fat: walking at a moderate level or jogging at a vigorous level?

Exercises of moderate and high intensity are equally effective in assisting in the loss of body fat. The issue is whether one is more efficient and will burn more fat from the body. Where do you stand in terms of your fat-burning zone?

When scientists first reported that during intense exercise cardio, your body burns glycogen, which is a form of stored carbohydrates stored in your liver and muscles for energy, and that during low-intensity exercises, your body burns body fat, everyone suddenly changed their workout routines to include low-intensity exercises in order to burn body fat.

Does it work? It is obvious that it does not work since there are still a lot of overweight individuals around, even if they are engaging in exercises of moderate intensity. Isn’t it? Why is that the case?

When the experts indicated that our bodies burn more body fat during low-intensity workouts like strolling or swimming at a leisurely pace, they were absolutely correct. However, our bodies burn a significant number of calories at a much faster rate when we engage in vigorous activities such as jogging. Even if part of the calories burned come from glycogen, we will still burn a significant number of fat calories as a result of the activity.

To put the cherry on top of this cake, when your glycogen reserve is low, the carbohydrates from your meal that you consume later are transformed into glycogen to fill up the store. Even if the body stores these carbs and doesn’t use them for energy, they don’t get turned into body fat.

Additionally, high-intensity aerobic workouts keep your metabolism revved up even after you’ve finished your workout. This indicates that your body will continue to burn body fat for many hours after you have finished your workout at the gym. When doing cardiac or aerobic exercise at a moderate intensity, this impact is almost nonexistent. Compared to cardio which isn’t as hard, high-intensity workouts make your body burn a lot more calories during and after the workout.

Interval training allows you to include high-intensity workouts into your cardio routine, which is a great way to maximize your results. You may start off by walking briskly for five minutes and then transition to jogging for the next five minutes. After that, you would walk at a quick pace until you collect your breath, after which you would sprint for a minute before returning to walking for another minute. After reaching this stage, you will need to complete the remaining 15 minutes by alternating between a one-minute sprint and a one-minute stroll. Once you have accomplished this, you will be finished.

If you do this for five days out of the week, you will quickly find that you are shedding undesirable body fat and weight in a manner that is both natural and healthy.

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