The 3 Workout Routines To Rapidly Increase Weight Loss
When trying to lose weight, it comes down to eating less calories than we spend, staying hydrated and getting plenty of healthy uninterrupted sleep.
But what most people miss out on, is different types of workouts and their benefits. Let’s break some of these down :
Cardiovascular activities is anything from jogging, running, sprinting, or doing bodyweight exercises like Burpees. And if you don’t like being a lone jogger, you can always join the next Zumba class, team-bike or swim in the nearest pool.
Monitor your heart rate and use the chart below to reach your goals:
It is important to breakdown cardio workouts into two types:
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
As the name suggest, you’d perform a cardio-type of workout for max effort for a short period of time. (30seconds) and then go back to a walking pace for 1min. repeat 4 to 6 times.
On top of speeding up your metabolism you will spare muscle while losing fat.
HIIT is the most efficient and convenient form of cardio..
Low Intensity Steady State Cardio (LISS)
LISS is your traditional slow steady cardio. Jogging, walking on a treadmill, cycling etc. Although 1h of walking will burn fewer calories than 5 short sprints, LISS has its place. If you just completed a straining workout and need to cool down, use LISS. Or if you just enjoy the exercise for the sake of a chill exercise.
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to look bulky to be strong.
Strength training, unlike resistance training, requires fast pace heavy weight high volume and low reps.
The following chart will help you break things down:
Strength training will raise testosterone levels, which helps burn fat quicker, while sparing more muscle that now serves a purpose: Strength. It will also considerably increase your metabolic rate and allowing you to burn fat while resting.
When strength training we recommend that you warm-up properly and be confident about your form.
Yoga and Pilates
Believe it or not, yoga and Pilates can help you lose weight. Both of these exercises focus on your core and your core is the pillar of your body. Yoga and Pilates increase flexibility, and allow you to decrease your stress levels, which will spare muscle and get you mentally, fit for the next day. Many fitness enthusiasts, big, lean and strong, recommend Yoga on recovery days.
It’s easy to get caught up with the numbers by trying to reach this number of pounds or this body-fat percentage. Yoga will help you centered, and is great for your core.
To lose weight, you must spend more calories than you eat. So get active and perform the activities you need to perform become the person you need to become.