Tips To Maximize How You Burn Fat And Gain Muscle

March 23, 2010 by  
Filed under Muscle Building Tips

If you want to achieve that toned and sleep look no matter your gender is to burn fat and gain muscle at the same time. However to achieve this you need to figure out how your body builds muscle and burns fat as you should not believe what you read or hear on ads and infomercials.

When you are on a maximum fat loss program it can be hard to burn fat and vice versa works for building muscle. The burn fat you want to follow a complete body resistance program. This type of weight training will burn calories while you are building muscle.

This type of training will help to increase your metabolism so you can burn fat and gain muscle and the more muscle you have on your frame the higher your metabolism as muscle is needed to lose fat. The best type of training is circuit type training and you should do this about two or three times a week.

Your diet should consist of eating healthy foods such as healthy fats, lean protein and complex carbohydrates. You also should eat four to six different times during the day about two to three hours apart. This type of eating keeps your metabolism constantly burning fat.

When doing cardio exercise you want to use interval training to burn the maximum amount of fat as possible. This works by switching between low intensity and high intensity cardio. An example of this is jogging at a moderate pace for 2 minute and then changing to running full out for a minute. Then repeat this for several times.

If you notice you are hitting a plateau then you should change up the exercise you are doing as your body will get used to the exercise and will need something to change to jump start it to burning fat and gain muscle again.