𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆: While it's true that lengthy, slow workouts will use a higher percentage of fat for energy, they're not the way to go for the most total fat loss;
Let’s do the math…
If you burn 10 calories per min in a HIIT workout, and 50% of those calories come from fat, you burn 5 calories per minute from fat. If you burn 5 calories per min doing a slow and steady trot or walk and 80% of those calories come from fat thats only 4 calories per min from fat. So in a 1 hour session HIIT burns 500 calories and 300 from fat while a slow and steady cardio burns 300 total calories and 240 from fat. Although the percentage of energy used from fat is higher in long slow cardio, total calories and total calories from fat is lower.
A HIIT workout burns more total calories and more calories from fat in the same amount of time or less AND continues to burn calories long after your workout is over.
When choosing your training module, do what you love, and focus on total calories burned during AND after your workout. Ditch devoting 75 mind-numbing minutes to a slow trod on the treadmill, and do interval training or higher-intensity exercise for half-or even a quarter-of that time, which kills more calories at a faster rate and keeps your metabolism revved post-gym sesh.
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Feel the SURGE!