Want to Burn More Fat and Build Lean Muscle? Stop Jogging!

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That's right stop jogging.
When did jogging become the standard in fitness? In the 60's 70's or 80's.
Just because everyone does it doesn't make it right.
Here's a question.
If you are a runner have you achieved the results of a lean muscular body? I'm not talking about weight loss, I'm talking fat loss.
All most all runners are thin and weak.
Long distance runners or joggers are wasting valuable time, if their goal is health and fitness and fat loss.
If you notice I keep saying fat loss and not weight loss, why? Because everyone is concerned with weight loss and weight loss is not the answer.
Just because you lose 20lbs doesn't mean you will look much different.
You can lose muscle and still have fat but you should be shooting for fat loss instead of weight loss.
Long distance running beats the body down.
If you run to much your body with start to use muscle for energy instead of fat.
The less muscle you have the less fat you will burn.
The more muscle you have the more fat you will burn.
When you start a running program you love it, then as time goes on you find it starts to take a lot of time and you need to go farther to get results then eventually no matter what you try the results stop.
Why? Your body will no longer respond to this type of exercise, it's got you figured out it knows your trying to lose fat and we are engineered to save fat so the body will start to use other things as fuel such as muscle.
You need to confuse your body, trick it to keep getting results.
The more muscles you use the more efficient you're your body will burn fat.
Running uses mostly the legs, some core and a little bit arms.
Most runners suffer from all sorts of pain, foot, back, knee, ankle and shin splints just to name the most injured.
So why do you run in the name of fitness? To get the most benefit and the quickest results is to use exercise that use as many muscles as possible at the same time, the more you use the fast the results and the faster will fly off.
However, if you eat like garbage you will never get the results your after.
If you want to run try short sprints, short sprinting will build lean muscle and burn fat, most sprinters are lean and muscular.
Short sprints can be from 5 seconds to 30 seconds you can even try 1 to 2 minutes sprints if you can.
Hill sprints will even hit the body a little harder, these are serious fat burners.
if you can't find a hill try running stairs also a great muscle builder and fat burner.
Bodyweight training is another way to build lean muscle and strip the fat.
Bodyweight training uses a lot of muscles at one time so you can spend less time exercising.
Jumping rope is one of the best exercises you can do to become physically fit, become more athletic, build agility and coordination, jumping rope works many more muscles then jogging.
If you don't keep your torso upright and straight you will not be able to jump rope long without missing.
Try a workout of bodyweight training, jumping rope, short sprints and hill sprints and I guarantee you will be blown away with the results.
You can try this short workout and see for yourself: Find a space like a football field or soccer field and mark of 40 to 50 yards.
Start with 10 pushups- from the pushup position sprint 50 yards do 25 jumping jacks - Sprint back the 50 yards and drop for another 10 pushups and continue this 10 times rest 2 minutes and repeat again.
You can do it longer if you want but try it one to two times.
Finish with 200 pushups and 250 jumping jacks and a lot of short sprinting you can probably finish this quicker than running 3 miles.
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