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Here are 4 great ways to burn calories:


The muscles in the human body are very important when it comes to burning calories. It is known that for every extra pound of muscles you put on, your body will burn an extra quantity of 50 Kcal a day. Also, a lot of exercises boost basal metabolic rate, allowing your body to burn calories at a more accelerated rate (for example: regular weight lifting training can increase the basal metabolic rate by about 15%). The main explanation for this is that muscles are metabolically active and can burn more calories that any other tissue in the human body, even when standing still.

Generally speaking, there are 2 types of exercises:

  • Low intensity exercises
  • High intensity exercises

The low intensity exercises are usually of a long duration (45 minutes or more), burn mainly fats and not carbohydrates, preserve joints, etc.

The high intensity exercises are usually of a short duration (20 - 30 minutes the most), burn a lot of calories and increase the metabolic rate throughout the day, etc.

Referring to the effectiveness of exercises when it comes to burning calories, the main 10 most effective exercises are:

  1. step aerobics
  2. swimming
  3. bicycling
  4. rock climbing
  5. racquetball
  6. cross-country skiing
  7. running
  8. elliptical trainer
  9. rowing
  10. brisk walking

The upper mentioned 10 general exercises can help you burn from 150 to 400 Kcal in 30 minutes time. Still, there are other more effective exercises but of a much higher intensity, like:

  1. sprinting
  2. jumping rope


Most people burn around 30% of the calorie intake through daily activities. For sedentary people, this rate might drop to even 10%, leading to a considerable calorie surplus.

In order to maintain the usual rate of burning calories through daily activities, or even improve it, you have to keep moving. Small daily activities, that usually are not considered as a solution for weight loss, can help you a lot. You should make use of every opportunity to move, like:

  • Do not park your car at the entrance in the office building;
  • Swing your legs;
  • Stand up when your talking on the phone;
  • No elevators;
  • Stand up and stretch;
  • Release your muscles.
  • Etc.


Not many people know that chiles are the second most common spices in the word, after salt. The heat of chiles and peppers is caused by a substance called CAPSAICIN , a flavourless and odourless substance.

Capsaicin has a lot of positive effects on the human body, like:

  • Lowers blood pressures;
  • Speeds up the metabolism;
  • Reduces cholesterol;
  • Pain control;
  • Treats fevers and colds;
  • Prevents heart attacks;
  • Prevents ulcers.

Some even believe that capsaicin can even help prevent cancer . Researchers say that capsaicin attacks mitochondria of cancer cells, triggering them death.

Referring to these aspects, Dr. Timothy Bates (a lead researcher in the field) stated: “as these compounds attach the very heart of the tumour cell, we believe that we have in effect discovered a fundamental ‘Achilles heel’ for all cancers”.


There are proven evidence that eating smaller and regular meals will keep your metabolism going faster than larger and less frequent meals.

There are two main reasons why your metabolism rate is increased by small meals:
Hours after eating a meal, thyroid hormones begin to drop, slowing down metabolism. So, by eating more often, the thyroid hormones will remain active, maintaining your metabolism rate at a high level.

The thermogenic effect of eating smaller meals is slightly higher than eating the same amount of calories all at once. This means that calories are burned faster and better (the body has the ability and time to burn more calories) when eating little and often.

In order to help you estimate the daily intake of calories, here are some products that can provide 100 Kcal each:

  • 6 egg whites;
  • 1.8 oz if roasted chicken;
  • 400 g of cooked spinach;
  • 300 g of raw broccoli;
  • a 250 ml glass of milk;
  • 22 g of say flour;
  • 1.7 oz pf grilled beef;
  • 37 g of haricot beans.


The answer for the 4 great ways to burn was good. But they left one more out. I do not mean to seem one track minded. Sex is very effective. You need a partner for this exercise. It is one of the highest calorie burning excersices. Look it up on the web or ask your doctor. Besides the calorie burning, it also helps you and your partner live longer. It relieves stress!
Stress is one of the number one heart attack and stroke makers. Have fun and burn calories too. 

Run as fast as you can or jump rope - 150-165bpm 20 minutes a day.Tongue out

According to experts sex and cross country ski.

Hopefully not at the same time.

Lady Darko

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