Some people are just naturally designed to store fats.
Fortunately, you can still lose weight by having a good diet and a good exercise. If you choose running as your form of exercise, then hold on to your running shoes as this article is going to share the optimum running time to get faster and quicker weight loss results.
What You Must Know
First of all, not everyone burns fats the same way. And, this is one of the biggest reasons why…
If you are not that active, your body tends to get lazy. And by this, we mean that your body naturally chooses to burn easier fuel sources. Well, here’s the thing, fat is not exactly the easiest thing to burn for your body. Hence, if your body is in lazy mode, it will burn other sources of fuel first such as protein or carbs before it starts burning fats. Fortunately, there is something you can do about this.
Do This Test
Most people call this as the 120/20 test. For this to work, you will need a heart monitor; and you should get as its worth the investment.
What you do is start running to raise your heartbeat to at least 120 beats per minute (bpm). Then, maintain the 120 bpm for 20 minutes by continuously running. If you are unable to do, then chances are your body is in lazy mode. If so, here’s what you need to do.
Simply start running every day until you can maintain 120 bmp for 20 minutes. If you run regularly, this can be achieved naturally. Once you can achieve that, the fun part begins.
First of all, if you can achieve that 120/20 test, your body will start to shift to fat-burning mode. This means, your body will put a high priority burning fats as fuel; which is good news for you. But achieving the 120/20 test is just the beginning as it’s just the foundation. Once you can achieve that, you can then start following the illustration below; and enjoy the awesome benefits.
Note: You will have to research what is HRmax, which stands for maximum heart rate. We have an article here for that, maximum heart rate formula.
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