The Perfect Formula to Burning More Calories in Every Workout Session

Jeremy Colon
Sep 6, 2018 · 2 min read
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We must always remember that exercising requires movements.

Movement requires energy, and energy burns calories. Technically speaking it’s not that simple, but if your main objective is to burn more calories, then movement is key.

Walking, running, dancing, and weightlifting are all ways in which your body burn calories. The activity you choose is up to you, but if you’re looking to maximize how many calories you burn, you need to incorporate strength training into your routine.

The number of calories you’ll be able to burn at every session is based on a couple factors: The longer the session, the greater number of sets/reps, and higher the intensity, the more calories that will be burned. Point blank make every session count.

In order to get a greater burn, you want to stick with movements that recruit and activate more groups of large muscle mass (compound exercises) to elicit a great energy expenditure compared to isolated, smaller muscle movements (bicep curls).

Exercises like squats, deadlifts, rows, and push-ups are all examples of compound movements that will allow your body to burn more calories.

Keep things as simple as possible so following a routine and going after your goals can be more reachable.

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Jeremy Colon

Written by

Kidney Donor, Personal Trainer, Life Coach, Marathoner, Founder of Jeremy Colon Enterprises/Second Chance Fitness, and Floor Seats Marketing.

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Gradual change approach toward getting healthy, with personal weight loss stories, thoughts on diet, diabetes, chronic pain, high blood pressure, coping with debilitating conditions, sleep apnea, meditation, and healthy food choices.

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