If you’re looking to get in shape, or work off that pizza/ice cream/three glasses of wine you devoured last night, you need to do more than just work out — you need to work out efficiently. And good news for you, we have some tips on how to burn the most calories and to make the most of your effort in the least amount of time. As it turns out, doing the right exercises with the correct form and the proper fuel will help you get the most bang for your fitness buck.
The burning question for people on a weight-loss or get-fit mission is always “how do I burn calories fast?” And while we can’t snap our fingers and make five pounds magically disappear, we can help you make the most of your workouts.
Key Tips on How to Burn the Most Calories
It all starts with how you prepare. Your body is like a machine — without fuel or power, it will not work. And with the wrong fuel, it will only function at a fraction of its performance potential. With the right fuel, fuel that provides energy and nutrients, your body will be more powerful and will be able to burn more calories with less effort and less time. According to most fitness experts, when we get hungry, our body goes into a certain kind of survival mode, using protein from our muscles rather than from your kidneys and liver, which is where the body normally gets its protein. This causes us to lose muscle mass, which makes our metabolism more sluggish and weight loss becomes more of a challenge. In other words, if you don’t fuel up, you’ll end up losing muscles and burning FEWER calories, not more.
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