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How to burn fat most efficiently?

When you workout, you most likely want to be as efficient as possible, but how do you achieve that? Research (Madsen et al, 2015) has shown that High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is highly efficient when it comes to burning fat.

According to Gillen and Gibala (2014, p. 409) "HIIT is characterized by brief, repeated bursts of relatively intense exercise separated by periods of rest or low-intensity exercise. “Low-volume” HIIT refers to exercise training sessions that are relatively brief - consisting of ≤10 min of intense exercise within a training session lasting ≤30 min including warm-up, recovery periods between intervals and cool down." Zhang et al (2015) found in their study that HIIT was effective when it comes to burning subcutaneous fat, but also controlling abdominal visceral fat. Likewise, Madsen et al (2015) found that there are many advantages with HIIT, besides abdominal fat loss they found many health benefits for patients with Type 2 diabetes.

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