Exercises that Burn the Most Fat
When it comes to burning the most fat with exercise, there is one
type of exercise that is more beneficial than the others: cardiovascular.
Cardiovascular exercise is the most recommended for burning fat
and speeding or increasing metabolism. In fact, it is said by both
scientists and leading professionals in the medical community, that
three sessions of at least twenty minutes of cardiovascular is all
that you need to increase
your metabolism and enter into a mode of continual fat burning.
Cardiovascular is a word that is used to describe the Circulatory
System. This is the system that is comprised of your heart and blood.
Cardiovascular exercise helps you burn the most fat, because it
directly engages the Circulatory System, and increases your heart
rate as well as blood flow. In turn, more oxygen is delivered throughout
the body and your metabolism will speed up. In fact, cardiovascular
exercise is so effective at increasing metabolism that studies show
that after you are through exercising, your metabolism is still
Aerobic is another word that is used for cardiovascular exercise.
Of Aerobic or Cardiovascular exercises, these are the ones that
are best suited for burning fat by speeding up metabolism.
The following exercises are for those who are looking for high
impact aerobic activity. They are jumping rope, spinning, and sprinting.
However, it is wise to use caution whenever undertaking a new sport
or form of exercise, and always check with your health care provider
before beginning any exercise or fitness program.
Jumping rope is highly effective and engages the cardiovascular
system in a powerful way. Those training for sport competitions
frequently use it and a 25-30 minute workout is enough to ensure
that you'll workout will continue to increase your metabolism after
you are finished.
Spinning workouts are performed in a class and they are also high
impact aerobic workouts. You perform a series of rounds on a stationary
bicycle that vary in intensity to the directions of an instructor.
Spinning may be strenuous on those with weak joints, so be sure
to take it easy and if you develop joint pain, to stop.
Sprinting is also known to increase metabolism for several days
after you have finished your workout. If you are a beginner, you
should start out slowly and work your way up to more intense levels.
The following exercises are not considered high intensity but are
typical cardiovascular or aerobic exercises that will increase your
metabolism and burn fat. The first exercise is the most simple and
everyone can and should do it: walking.
Walking at a brisk pace for at least 30 minutes will and can burn
up to 180 calories. If you walk longer, or over various terrain
of increasing difficulty, you will increase the amount of calories
that you are burning. You can also couple walking with sprinting
or running at a steady pace to improve the amount of calories you
burn as well.
Bicycling, whether stationary or on an outdoor bike will burn between
By incorporating aerobic exercise into your daily routine, you will
see great improvements in you fat burning.