So you're on a diet and everyone is telling you that you have to exercise. I hate to agree with them, but yes, exercise is a really fast way to burn body fat. There are also thermogenics that you can add to your diet that will help you to burn even more body fat. If you're just starting out, medium exercise will also help burn body fat.
A moderate form of exercise such as walking is now fully accepted in fitness training. As moderate we mean any form of exercise involving the continuous movement of your hips and knees that causes exertion without becoming breathless. You'll also be less likely to cause injury with a moderate form of exercise.
Moderate exercise will increase the amount of mitochondria in your muscle cells and this helps your body to burn fat easily. The more mitochondrial surface you have in your cells, the easier it is for you to burn body fat for fuel. If you want to burn more body fat, you need to increase the mitochondrial surface in your cells.
You don't have to devote a big block of time to exercise. In fact four 15 minute walks a day can be just a productive as a continuous hour of exercise. For most people adding 30 to 45 minutes of exercise will do the job. An important thing to remember is to create a schedule that works for you and allows time for your exercise every day.
The benefits of moderate exercise:
- Relief from anxiety
- Control over depression
- Improved sleep
- Increased circulation
- Increased metabolic rate and fat burning
- Increased strength and flexibility
- Increased enjoyment
- Improved appearance
The more weight you lose, the easier it becomes to exercise because it's less of a strain on your heart and body. Burn more body fat by adding thermogenics to your exercise regime will compound the fat burning effect and help you to lose weight faster.