reduce weight? This way you burn even more calories during exercise
1. Don’t take long breaks
To get the most out of your workout, you should heed the following tips: The more calories you want to burn, the longer your heart rate should be elevated. In practice, this means: give your absolute best during training, don’t plan too long breaks between individual exercises and don’t give yourself too much time to catch your breath.
important: Always listen to your body’s signals. If you feel dizzy or nauseous during your workout, you should reduce the intensity of your workout immediately.
2. Trust the Afterburn Effect
Have you ever heard of the so-called afterburn effect? This suggests that even after exercising you burn more calories, an estimated 10 percent of total caloric expenditure. The more intense the training session, the greater the afterburn effect. Strength training in particular provides the greatest afterburn effect, especially high-intensity interval training (HIIT), which gets your heart rate up and burns lots of calories.
3. Build Muscle
Muscle is not only beautiful to look at, but it also boosts your basal consumption – because muscle requires energy and burns calories. For your muscles to grow, you should primarily focus on weight training. However, the right diet and adequate recovery are also important for building your muscles.
>> You can find more tips on building muscle in our article “How to Train Successfully: 6 Tips for Building Muscle”
4. Use Large Muscle Groups
Another tip when it comes to building muscle: To increase your calorie consumption, you should focus on the larger muscle groups in your workouts. These can ideally be trained, for example, with exercises such as squats, deadlifts, pull-ups or overhead presses.
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