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Why High Intensity Workouts Are Best for Weight Loss

High-Intensity Interval Training

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  • High intensity interval training (HIIT) has been shown to burn more calories than traditional workouts, and burns more body fat in less time
  • In one study, HIIT was the only form of exercise that improved glucose tolerance. Low intensity exercisers had glucose tolerance on par with the control group, which did not exercise at all
  • Research comparing identical twins highlight the speed at which you can improve your health regardless of genetic predisposition. Active twins had greater endurance, lower body fat, and significantly greater gray matter in their brain

By Dr. Mercola

When it comes to shedding unwanted pounds and reworking your fat-to-muscle ratio, high intensity interval training (HIIT) combined with intermittent fasting is the most effective strategy I know of.

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