. . . it's a way to increase your metabolism
Cardio workouts can be great for fat burning. In fact they're essential for fat burning. But the way most people do them is all screwed up. For starters, everyone seems to miss the boat on what cardio really is. It's not a method to burn more fat or get tighter abs, rather it's a way to increase your metabolism and allow your body to better use the calories that you are eating. As a matter of fact, for fat burning cardio workouts to truly be effective you must actually eat more.
It never ceases to amaze me when I hear people talking about how they're training harder, doing more cardio, eating less— but still not getting any fat burning effects. Lets think about this for a second. Most everyone agrees that you should eat a meal after you workout, right? Most people don't even think about it. They just go home and eat after a hard workout. What if we did two workouts in one day, or better yet two workouts back to back? Shouldn't we then eat more?
Well that's also how it should be when we work out, then go do our cardio workouts. Cardio is a reason to eat more calories, which should come as a very interesting piece of news to anyone who has been dieting with no results and wanting more out of their fat burning cardio workouts. Here's why it works:
Does this sound like something you've experienced? Well you are not alone since this is the most common thing that you see with people who are having trouble with their fat burning cardio workouts. So now what do you do? Please don't get frustrated or you'll end up saying that you tried but couldn't get that flat stomach you want.
In The Physique Formula I talk about exactly why you have those stubborn areas of bodyfat. It's important to also understand that the best thing you can do is consume more calories.
If you want to enhance your fat burning cardio workouts you should: