What’s the hardest part when working out? Simply “turning up” is the most common answer we hear at 12WBT. So, we say, if you’ve turned up and made it to the start, you may as well do that workout and do it well. This means making your session work as hard as possible and knowing how to maximise your calorie burn!
It’s perfectly ok to spend all day sweatin’ it out if that’s your jam – or maybe it’s food for your soul to be hanging with your gym buds – but if you’re looking to optimise your calorie burn these 7 tips will fast-track your hard work!
Increase your Lean Muscle Mass
Pfft! Like you didn’t already know!? ‘Muscles burn more calories at rest than fat’ has been a catchphrase for years now. And for good reason. Look forward to some serious shape-shifting by swapping your steady-state cardio marathon for explosive action instead!
Add resistance then lift, squeeze, throw, pump, swing, push or pull yourself to a stronger, leaner, calorie-incinerating version of your former self!
Okaaaay, you might not have seen this one coming. However, if you’re healthy, willing and able, in addition to helping to SAVE LIVES, donating blood can burn around 650cals! Plus you get complimentary snacks, so this is basically a triple win (just try not to eat those calories back with the bikkies on offer!!).
Pick the Perfect Playlist
…for YOU! And I say that as I am fully aware that silence is the preferred choice for many when…