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Interval Training Plan for Fat Burning


#1

hey fellows

im doing hiit these days again,3 rounds of 1minute sprint and 4minute walk 5 minute warm up 5 minute cool down, what would you say the effectiveness of fat burning of this is how many calories am I burning doing this?


#2

Impossible to tell unless we attach sensors to your body. Your caloric expenditure depends on your bodyweight, your mtabolism and how good you are at the specific activity - generally, the more efficient you are, the less calories you burn.

One warning though - whatever you burn, it will probably be less than you think. You can’t fail your diet and ‘outrun’ it.


#3

You are one BAMF if you can sprint for a minute!


#4

#5

well it gets to light pats around the 50 second mark lol


#6

[quote]Brandon8 wrote:
well it gets to light pats around the 50 second mark lol[/quote]

I’m still impressed…


#7

[quote]jskrabac wrote:
You are one BAMF if you can sprint for a minute![/quote]

Well, 400m is considered a sprint and most sub-elite but still moderately quick guys usually run it in about 55s-1m. Not to say it doesn’t suck but it’s very doable. The last 100m suck hard.