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High-Intensity Interval Training and Intermittent Fasting - A Winning Combo for Fat Reduction and Optimal Fitness

Interval Training

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  • When combined, high intensity exercise and intermittent fasting can be a winning strategy to bring your fitness to the next level
  • Recent research demonstrates that restricting carbohydrates can help burn calories more efficiently and increase muscle oxidative potential even in highly trained athletes
  • High intensity interval training has also been shown to burn more calories in less time
  • Examining data from participants in the reality TV show "The Biggest Loser,” researchers found that diet alone was responsible for more weight loss than exercise, but only 65 percent of that weight loss was body fat. The remaining 35 percent reduction in total body weight was a reduction in lean muscle mass. Exercise alone resulted in fat loss only, along with a small increase in lean muscle mass

By Dr. Mercola

If you're still not doing interval training, you're likely wasting an awful lot of time in the gym. This is one of the most important developments in fitness science that I can think of, as you can reap far greater health benefits in less time.


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