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Strategies For Burning More Calories

By Katherine Crawford

While it’s important to have a balanced diet, the bottom line is that calories in versus calories out is what dictates how much weight you will lose.

And you will feel less hunger if the majority of your caloric deficit comes from physical activity, not dietary restriction.

So here is how to burn more calories:

1. Avoid sitting down all day: Now most people have desk jobs. Thus, the only way to avoid this is by working from the standing position. And keep in mind that working from an upright position will also work wonders for your lower back.

2. Avoid overdoing the cardio: If you do too much cardio, your resistance training will suffer. And recall that resistance training is the best way to create the biggest caloric deficit in your system. So make sure you do not do too much cardio here.

3. Optimize your protein intake: Too much protein is horrible for your progress. And too little protein is also horrible for your progress. The recommended amount here is no more than 30% of your caloric intake. At this level you will have the biggest thermogenic effect.

4. Don’t move around just for the sake of moving around: Walking up flights of stairs or parking further away from your destination will lead to mental burn out. Instead, figure out stealthy ways to increase non-exercise activity in your daily life.

5. Consider aquatic training: You see, water pulls heat away from your body two hundred times faster than air. This means that training in water burns lots of extra calories. The only catch here is that exercise in water makes you very hungry.

6. Exercise within the ten repetition range: At this repetition range you will create the biggest caloric deficit. Only use lighter weights and higher repetitions if you are a beginner. Otherwise, push yourself to the limit within said range.

Creating the majority of your caloric deficit with physical activity is the best way to lose weight. Not only will you feel less hunger, but you will increase fitness to a much higher degree!

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