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Weight Loss Tip #78 - Switch to high-intensity workouts

Studies have shown that performing high-intensity workouts for the same duration can help you burn more fat than steady state workout.

Are you spending hours at the gym every day, running on the treadmill and still not losing weight? If you are losing your patience, switch to high-intensity workouts to shed those kilos in a short period. It will not only save you time but is far more beneficial than steady state cardio exercises.

Studies have shown that performing high-intensity workouts for the same duration can help you burn more fat than steady state workout. When you perform high-intensity workouts your heart rate increases, and you use more energy to complete the intense exercises, burning more calories. It can also help you burn stubborn fat from places such as thighs, hips, and bellies. Althea Shah, Fitness Expert and VP Marketing, Gold s Gym India, says, Not only do you burn more calories during the workout but also continue to burn fat and calories after. Besides, high-intensity exercises are also great for your cardiovascular health. Practice these exercises to lose fat from your belly, thighs and hips.

You can perform high-intensity workouts in the morning or can squeeze some time in the evening to get in shape quickly. Outdoor activities such as cycling or running can help you burn a lot of calories. Also, challenging workouts, such as sprints, for a short time, lasting anything from forty seconds to two minutes can help you lose those inches. Focus on intensity and performance, along with form and technique of the exercise, when you workout.

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