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The Thermo Heat® HIIT Workout- Is it a Miracle Solution for Fat Loss?

Brian Turner

Posted on March 06 2019

New Study Supports:

Incinerate Fat and Preserve Lean Muscle!

By Steve Blechman

 

A new and exciting study recently published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) on February 14, 2019 found that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) or short bursts of exercise, may be more effective than low-intensity or moderate-intensity continuous exercise for weight loss. The study is a meta-analysis and review comparing moderate intensity, continuous training.

A recent article in ScienceDaily reported on the study, saying “… sprint interval training may be most effective for weight loss, the analysis indicates, although the breadth of training programmes studied makes it difficult to recommend one particular approach over another, caution the researchers.

“Most physical activity guidelines recommend a high volume of exercise for weight loss, equivalent to an hour or more every day (420 minutes+/week). But few people can carve out the time needed to meet this recommendation, say the researchers.

“Interval training describes intermittent intense effort, interspersed with recovery periods. The two most common types are high-intensity interval training, or HIIT for short, which includes various exercises; and sprint interval training, which includes running, jogging, speed walking, and cycling.”

The researchers reviewed, or put together, all the existing high-quality studies involved in interval training and loss of body fat.

“The data from 41 studies involving 1,115 people were combined for thematic analysis and the results data from 36 studies involving 1,012 people were pooled.

“Both interval training and a continuous workout reduced overall weight and percentage body fat, irrespective of starting weight or gender, the findings showed.

“But while there was no significant difference in percentage body fat reduction between the two approaches, there was a significant difference in the amount of weight lost, with interval training proving the more effective method.

“Interval training provided a 28.5 percent greater reduction in weight, overall (1.58 kg vs. 1.13 kg).

“Further analysis, comparing sprint interval training with a continuous, moderate-intensity workout, revealed an even larger difference in weight loss.” (ScienceDaily, February 14, 2019).

High-intensity Interval training has been shown to improve aerobic fitness, cardiovascular health, blood pressure, and blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes as well as preserve lean body mass. HIIT training improves aerobic capacity, and increases power output and functional fitness. HIIT training also promotes a more anabolic biochemical environment within the body that more effectively enhances muscle growth. Testosterone levels increase while using HIIT programs and decrease while performing standard cardiovascular fitness programs.

High-intensity interval training has been shown to increase thermogenesis and brown adipose tissue (BAT). The body has two forms of fat – white fat and brown fat. Brown fat burns calories. The more brown fat you have, the more calories you burn! The capability of harnessing one’s own brown fat for fat burning is revolutionary! The ability to get lean by producing extra brown fat and enhancing and activating existing brown fat represents a promising way to burn fat. Several landmark discoveries and approaches to this are being explored at major research centers and universities worldwide, with great excitement. Brown fat research is a hot topic today!

The book entitled Thermo Heat® Weight Loss Revolution by Michael Rudolph, Ph.D. outlines, in chapter 2, The Thermo Heat HIIT Workout, plus The Thermo Heat Total-Body Fat-Incinerating Exercise Plan. The book also provides a calorie-controlled, low-carb Mediterranean diet, 30-day meal plan and exercise program. It says that you should limit yourself to 100 grams of carbohydrates per day, or less. If you want to follow the ketogenic diet, carbohydrates should be kept at less than 50 grams per day. Processed food and sugar are off the table! Thermo Heat® Weight Loss Revolution stresses foods high in monounsaturated and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. It also recommends thermogenic, brown fat-activating herbs and spices instead of salt to flavor food— such as garlic, onion, mustard and chili pepper (capsaicin) to name a few. Monounsaturated fats are more thermogenic than saturated fats found in high-fat dairy and red meat. Because of ease of compliance, The Thermo Heat® Weight Loss Revolution Mediterranean diet makes it easy to follow even when dining out. One or two glasses of polyphenol-rich red wine (not white wine, or any other alcoholic beverages) per day can have positive, health benefits on the Mediterranean diet. Studies show that olive oil and certain spices can enhance brown fat and increase thermogenesis. A number of studies have shown that healthy fats from nuts, olive oil and fish, found predominantly in Italian, Greek and Turkish cuisine, have health benefits in the prevention of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity. Fish oil and omega-3 fats can decrease bodyweight gain and fat accumulation by increasing thermogenesis and energy expenditure. (Clinical Nutrition, 2009; Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, 2008; International Journal of Obesity, 2002; Nutrition Journal, 2015).

For more authoritative information, see the Thermo Heat® Weight Loss Revolution by Michael J. Rudolph, Ph.D., including the foreword by Daniel L. Friedman, MD and Eugene B. Friedman, MD. You can click the link to order on Amazon here. The Thermo Heat® Weight Loss Revolution is a groundbreaking, scientific plan based on research involving brown fat (BAT) and offers its readers a brown fat, thermogenic and brown fat-activating diet, nutrition, supplement(s) and exercise program. You can also get a free PDF version here.

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