Diet and Nutrition
Everything you have always wanted to know about Metabolism: what it is, what it is influenced by, how intense exercises should be to lose weight, and much more.
What is metabolism?
What are the factors that influence metabolism?
What is the best activity for accelerating my metabolism?
How intense must workouts be to lose weight? How can I check the intensity?The formula proposed by Karvonen is a more precise method which takes account of the state of fitness of the person exercising. After calculating your MAXHR with 220-age, you need to measure your resting heart rate and subtract it from the MAXHR you have just calculated.
By multiplying the result by the percentage of intensity you wish to achieve and adding your resting heart rate back to this new result, you can obtain the heart rate you should maintain during your workout to guarantee consumption of fat.
Is working out on an empty stomach really effective?Working out before breakfast certainly provides advantages since it increases the quantity of fat you burn due to the lower level of glycemia you have in the morning.
Since your reserves of sugars are lower, you are certainly more likely to burn more fat.