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Effect of Sprinting on Metabolism


#1

Hi,

Does sprinting give you a faster metabolism? I am not sure, as I read in one of Berardi's articles that metabolism has more to do with what you eat than your aerobic level.

If you have a higher metabolism, does that mean you can theoretically eat more without gaining as much fat?

Thanks!
Max


#2

Well like HIIT etc sprint session will leave the metabolism Burning HIGH for hours after ward yes. It has the potential to build muscle so it could lead to a long term rise.

sounds like you are looking for a way to eat more food. LOL any activity more than you are doing now will allow that and yes sprinting is a great choice as is HIIT etc.