‘Fat Burning Zone’? The Best Way to Exercise to Burn Fat
As exercise intensity increases, fat can’t be metabolized fast enough to meet increased energy demand. The key is to find the intensity where fat is the predominant energy source.
When it comes to losing weight, people often want know the best way to shed excess pounds – and there’s no shortage of fad diets or fitness crazes claiming to have the “secret” to fat loss. One theory even suggests that exercising at around 60% of your maximum heart rate will bring our bodies into a so-called “fat burning zone”, optimal for losing weight.
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