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Different Ways of Burning Calories

There are several different ways of burning calories:

Tip 1. Working -out, is going to increase your metabolism, meaning you're going to be burning more calories when you're working out and after the workout. Post-workout, your body will increase oxygen consumption, and as a result, it's going to increase your metabolism anthe amount of energy you produce. The best workouts for burning fat are, HIIT, ( high interval intermittent training, ) any endurance cardio training which includes, a brisk consistent paced walk, or fast paced bike ride. Keeping your pace consistent and at a steady state of speed & fat burn over time is the key.

Tip 2. Eat Fewer Calories Than You Burn

Another way of burning calories is by eating smaller meals, and taking in fewer calories. The first thing you need to understand is that one pound of fat is made of about 3,500 of extra calories. To lose one pound of fat, you need to create a caloric deficit of 3,500 calories. For example, if you wanted to lose one pound a week divide 3,500 calories by seven to get 500; that means negative 500 calories a day overall.

Tip 3. Your body burns calories all day long as part of your basal metabolic rate (BMR), because it takes energy (calories) for your body to perform basic functions that are necessary for life (breathing, digesting, circulating, thinking and more). It’s important for you to know what your BMR is so you can estimate how many calories you burn in an average day. In addition to that, you also burn some calories with normal daily activities like bathing, cleaning, walking, typing and exercising (which uses even more calories each day).

Tip 4 Some of the calories in the food you eat are used to digest absorb, metabolize, and store the remaining food, and some are burned off as heat. This process is known as the thermic effect of food (TEF).

The TEF represents about 10% of the caloric intake of healthy adults who eat a standard mixed-macronutrient diet, but your actual number will depend on several factors, including your and the meal timing, and macronutrient composition— carbs, fat, and protein — of your meal. The energy required to digest each macronutrient (its TEF) or thermal effect of food, can be expressed as a percentage of the energy provided by the macronutrients: Fat provides 9 calories per gram, and its TEF is 0–5%. Carbohydrate provides 4 calories per gram, and its TEF is 5–10%. Protein provides 4 calories per gram, and its TEF is 20–30%.

Certain foods combined together increase your thermal caloric fat burn like:

  1. fresh ginger, garlic, hot peppers and kale sauteed with olive oil.

  2. Coconut yogurt with mixed berries, chopped walnuts and dark

  3. Green juice combinations like, kale, arugula, parsley, celery, apples, fresh ginger, lemon, matcha powder. Feel free to add water. To find out more about thermogenic foods to increase your caloric burn, check out the book, The Sirt Food Diet, by Aidan Goggins

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