- Exercise & Fitness
Sprinting Interval Training: Burn Fat In The Morning
Out of the many exercise programs out there, a sprinting interval training program is one of the best fat burning exercises if not, the best to burn body fat. Sprinting is not recommended for everybody. First, you must be able to sprint at your weight. If you have excess body fat and you want to burn fat, start my sprinting interval training. All it takes is discipline and hard work. I recommend this sprinting training to my friend and his belly fat is gone. You can do it too. It's not easy, but it's also not hard. I can walk you through my program step by step. Lets begin!
I've tried many training exercises to burn fat. The best method I've discovered is interval sprinting training. There is a precise formula to this. Once you get the mathematics correct, you will see positive results in no time. First, you must do this in the morning on an empty stomach. Every morning, you must pick yourself up early and be ready to sprint. There's a reason for this. When you wake up in the early morning, your body is fasting and in energy "storage" mode. By sprinting in the morning, you "trick" your body into burning excess body fat. This method is the quickest way to get lean. Getting up in the morning to sprint is the toughest part. I have a few tricks that work for me. When you first wake up, don't just lay on your bed. Most people lay in bed for a few minutes to an hour. When you first feel conscious, sit on the edge of your bed. By doing this, you force your heart to work harder because sitting up invokes the force of gravity on your blood. After sitting up for a minute or two, you will feel ready to get up. Getting up is the hardest part. Do not waste time in your bed. Wake up. Sit up. Then get up. Do it in this order and prepare for my next step.
Are you awake and ready to get beaten up? This first time will be the hardest. A good way to get motivated is to grab an mp3 player like the Sansa Fuze and put on some fast paced beats. Go outside and get ready. Now you must sprint. Your neighborhood will different than mines so I will generalize. Make sure you set a goal. Set a small goal for now but don't be afraid to push your body. Sprint 1 entire block. Sprint all the way to the end of the street and back. Remember to sprint. Do not run or jog. This is not a cardiovascular exercise. This is a high intensity fat burning exercise. You will be sweating. If you are not sweating, you are not running fast enough. Running and jogging builds endurance. Sprinting burns excess body fat. Your heart and lungs will work extremely hard to pump blood throughout your body and replenish your muscles with oxygen. Remember I said you must sprint on an empty stomach? If you have no food in your stomach, guess what your body uses as fuel? That's right, you guessed it. Fat. By sprinting in the morning with no fuel in your system, you "trick" your body into burning "storage". In this case, fuel storage is fat. Remember to never let up when you sprint. If you sprint all the way down the street, be sure to sprint all the way back. This is why I said to set your goals small for now. Test your limits with small goals. Once these small goals are accomplished, you can then challenge yourself by sprinting farther. If getting up in the morning is the hardest step, you can't fail now. Here's something to consider. Why get up early to sprint and fail? If you are getting up and sprinting, you shouldn't bother getting up at all. Do it right the first time and you will be rewarded in the future. No shortcuts here, just a fast fat burning workout.
Most people share some common problems when they first start sprinting regularly. The most common problem is shortness of breath. You will likely have this problem when you first start sprinting. There is a breathing technique that I use in boxing that I sometimes use in sprinting. First, I focus on breathing out, not breathing in. It takes less energy to breath out than breathing in. When you breath out, you automatically breath in. Try it right now. Make a sharp fast breath out. Sometimes I make noises like, "Seh!, Show!, Heh!, and Etsuh!" These noises help my breath control and also provide me with a hormonal boost. Making loud noises or screams increase testosterone and makes your punches harder and more focused. Likewise, I can adapt these noises for running. I can increase my mental drive and sprint intensively by making these noises. You do not have to make these noises when you run, you can simply work on breathing out. When you rest, take deep breaths in and take them slowly. When you sprint focus on breathing out and time them with your step. Breath out every other step. The more your breathe out, the more you breathe in.
Another common problem is pain in the gut. This indicates a weak abdomen. Most people describe this as a sharp, shooting pain in the side of their stomach. This is an indication of the abs ripping and tearing. Your abs will rebuild stronger than before. This is very common. This pain in the gut and shortness of breath is common. When you are sprinting very hard, these two problems alone can stop you in your tracks. Push yourself and find your limits. You must train hard but you must not kill yourself. Remember this.
The last problem some people have is a symptom I like to call, "jello legs". After an intense sprint, their legs may start to feel very weak. So weak that it becomes hard just to stand up. Visually, this is the problem when people say, "he has no legs". This happens when there is not enough oxygen and/or fuel feeding your leg muscles. Your body then converts glucose(sugar) into lactic acid. This is the sting sensation you feel when you work out too hard. A common misconception most people have is that lactic acid is a waste by-product implemented by your body to tell you to stop. In fact, lactic acid is a fuel. Lactic acid burns very fast and professional athletes learn to "train through the pain". That pain is caused by lactic acid and training through it is very possible. If it wasn't possible, professional athletes wouldn't be able to go further. You can do it you you are capable. When you first start, take it step by step. Build up to where you can sprint for 2 blocks straight.
You finished your first day of training. Congratulations! What now? Don't stop now. This fat burning exercise is very effect. Take pictures of yourself shirtless every day before your sprint. I guarantee that you will see good result after a week and if you follow this for a month, you will be a believer just like I was. I follow this exercise if I want to lean up. Weight loss training is mostly mental. If you do not have the will to get up and work on it, you fail from the start. Think about it this way, if you won't even try this exercise, you've wasted your time reading this article. Don't let my personal experience and knowledge be a waste, get up and do it! Like always, fight hard and train hard!
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