Losing weight is not that hard as most of the people think.
It is the right combination of many things like healthy lifestyle, nutrition plan and suitable exercise program. Actually, the rule is very simple. If you want to lose pounds, you must burn more calories than you consume.
Most people believe the harder they workout the more fat they burn.
Sweating intensively in the gym, does not always guarantee positive results. Caloric burn depends on a workout’s duration and intensity and it’s easier to work out longer when exercising at a lower intensity.
Your heart rate is your indicator of how fit you are and what the intensity of your workouts should be.
If your resting heart rate is high, you are not physically very fit, and if your heart rate is low, that means you’re physically fit. The simple explanation behind this is that the more conditioned your body is, the less effort it needs to make to pump blood thru your body. That’s why athletes have so much low resting heart rate, about 40-50 per min. And if you have a lower resting heart rate than someone else, don’t assume that you’re in better shape than them.
If your workouts are effective, your resting heart rate will slowly decrease. And if you want to lose weight you must target your heart rate. Fat burning can happen as long as we are targeting our heart rate the right way. So, what is target heart rate for weight loss? [Read more…]